The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 565 543 541
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 20 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.038% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.041% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
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£315 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.50% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £266 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £478 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
47197 44125 44556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.57% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30320 27264 25557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1929 2395
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 10 £325 -23.52% 11
South East -30 9 £315 -3.07% 4
East of England - 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 38 (77.55%) VMware
2 37 (75.51%) Windows
3 32 (65.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
5 26 (53.06%) HP
6 21 (42.86%) HP SIM
7 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
8 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
8 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (32.65%) DNS
9 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (30.61%) SAN
10 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
11 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (28.57%) SCCM
11 14 (28.57%) SCOM
11 14 (28.57%) VMware ESX
11 14 (28.57%) Linux
12 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
12 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (24.49%) Clustering
13 12 (24.49%) ITIL
13 12 (24.49%) Citrix
13 12 (24.49%) vSphere
14 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.45%) SMTP
14 11 (22.45%) SQL
15 10 (20.41%) SLA

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
3 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Apache
8 3 (6.12%) IIS
8 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
10 1 (2.04%) JBoss
10 1 (2.04%) Drupal
10 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Route 53
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 15 (30.61%) SAN
3 11 (22.45%) SMTP
4 8 (16.33%) DHCP
5 5 (10.20%) NAS
6 4 (8.16%) LAN
7 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) LDAP
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) SNMP
8 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.04%) DMZ
8 1 (2.04%) Firewall
8 1 (2.04%) SSH
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (16.33%) Banking
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.04%) Sensu
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (16.33%) UNIX
7 4 (8.16%) Solaris
8 3 (6.12%) CentOS
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.08%) HPUX
10 1 (2.04%) AIX
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Network Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.04%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Management
7 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.04%) ITSM
7 1 (2.04%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) RHCE
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (24.49%) vSphere
5 10 (20.41%) XenDesktop
6 8 (16.33%) XenApp
7 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.08%) Postfix
7 2 (4.08%) vCloud
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.04%) Shibboleth
8 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.04%) NFS
8 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) HP SIM
2 14 (28.57%) SCCM
2 14 (28.57%) SCOM
3 10 (20.41%) ARCserve
4 7 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (14.29%) Control-M
4 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 7 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (6.12%) Ansible
6 2 (4.08%) Puppet
6 2 (4.08%) Nagios
6 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.04%) MOM
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 38 (77.55%) VMware
2 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (53.06%) HP
4 12 (24.49%) Citrix
5 10 (20.41%) CA
6 9 (18.37%) Symantec
7 7 (14.29%) BMC
8 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.12%) NetApp
11 2 (4.08%) Veritas
11 2 (4.08%) Brocade
11 2 (4.08%) Altiris
12 1 (2.04%) Google
12 1 (2.04%) Apple
12 1 (2.04%) IBM
12 1 (2.04%) EMC
12 1 (2.04%) Sun
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