The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / England
Rank 545 580 559
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 25 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.030% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.032% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 13
Median daily rate £444 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £450 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the England region.

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the England region.

Senior Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 20 £456 +1.38% 7
South East +22 2 £438 +9.37% 2
East of England +7 2 £338 - 2
South West +11 1 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 63 (95.45%) Linux
2 44 (66.67%) Puppet
3 40 (60.61%) Red Hat
4 30 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (40.91%) VMware
6 26 (39.39%) Unix
7 25 (37.88%) Ansible
8 22 (33.33%) Windows
9 18 (27.27%) Apache
9 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
10 17 (25.76%) DevOps
10 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (24.24%) CentOS
12 15 (22.73%) Finance
12 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
13 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
13 14 (21.21%) DNS
14 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
14 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
14 13 (19.70%) Nagios
15 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
15 12 (18.18%) Perl
16 11 (16.67%) Python
16 11 (16.67%) ITIL
16 11 (16.67%) Subversion
16 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
16 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
16 11 (16.67%) PowerShell

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (27.27%) Apache
2 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.06%) IIS
5 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.03%) nginx
7 1 (1.52%) Confluence
7 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.06%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.03%) IaaS
6 2 (3.03%) Office 365
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.52%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.52%) Linode
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) Firewall
3 7 (10.61%) LDAP
4 6 (9.09%) DHCP
4 6 (9.09%) SSH
5 3 (4.55%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.03%) LAN
6 2 (3.03%) VLAN
6 2 (3.03%) WAN
6 2 (3.03%) X.509
7 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) DataStage
3 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Subversion
2 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.12%) Hudson
4 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) GitLab
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) LAMP
2 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.52%) Node.js
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (95.45%) Linux
2 30 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (39.39%) Unix
4 22 (33.33%) Windows
5 16 (24.24%) CentOS
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
7 8 (12.12%) Ubuntu
8 7 (10.61%) Solaris
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) DevOps
2 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 11 (16.67%) ITIL
3 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.58%) Change Control
5 5 (7.58%) Migration
5 5 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.06%) Open Source
6 4 (6.06%) Server Building
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
8 2 (3.03%) BCP
8 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.03%) Information Security
8 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
2 12 (18.18%) Perl
3 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.67%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) PHP
4 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.61%) Ruby
6 6 (9.09%) AWK
6 6 (9.09%) sed
7 4 (6.06%) SQL
8 3 (4.55%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) MCTS
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) BS7799
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
4 4 (6.06%) KVM
4 4 (6.06%) NFS
4 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.03%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (3.03%) Samba
6 2 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.52%) Docker
7 1 (1.52%) iptables
7 1 (1.52%) Postfix
7 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.52%) Xen
7 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (66.67%) Puppet
2 25 (37.88%) Ansible
3 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (19.70%) Nagios
5 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (9.09%) SCCM
7 4 (6.06%) Casper Suite
8 3 (4.55%) yum
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.52%) Capistrano
10 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.52%) Icinga
10 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.52%) OpenNMS
10 1 (1.52%) OpenView
10 1 (1.52%) SCOM
10 1 (1.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Red Hat
2 27 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) Sun
4 7 (10.61%) HP
5 5 (7.58%) 3PAR
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.58%) NetApp
6 4 (6.06%) Apple
6 4 (6.06%) Sophos
7 3 (4.55%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) Cisco
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Brocade
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle
9 1 (1.52%) Percona
9 1 (1.52%) Veritas
9 1 (1.52%) Wyse
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