The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 541 487 557
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +70
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 16 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.081% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.087% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 7
Average daily rate £500 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £285 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 13 £500 +16.27% 17
South East -25 1 - - 10
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (55.56%) UNIX
2 18 (50.00%) ITIL
3 17 (47.22%) Solaris
4 16 (44.44%) SAN
5 15 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 14 (38.89%) Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Oracle
7 13 (36.11%) DNS
8 12 (33.33%) Veritas
8 12 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
8 12 (33.33%) VMware
8 12 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (30.56%) Migration
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle Application Server
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (30.56%) Performance Management
9 11 (30.56%) Data Guard
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
10 10 (27.78%) HP
10 10 (27.78%) Puppet
11 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (25.00%) Apache
11 9 (25.00%) DHCP
11 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.00%) Firewall

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (25.00%) Apache
4 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) DNS
3 9 (25.00%) DHCP
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) Redis
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) Gradle
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) CPAN
1 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) UNIX
2 17 (47.22%) Solaris
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (8.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (30.56%) Performance Management
3 11 (30.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) SIEM
4 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.78%) Kanban
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.67%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) RHCE
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
3 7 (19.44%) XenApp
3 7 (19.44%) vCloud
4 3 (8.33%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Varnish
5 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.78%) Xen
6 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Data Guard
2 10 (27.78%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
3 7 (19.44%) SCCM
3 7 (19.44%) SCOM
3 7 (19.44%) HP SIM
3 7 (19.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.33%) Nagios
6 2 (5.56%) CFEngine
6 2 (5.56%) Cobbler
6 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.78%) YUM
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Veritas
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.78%) HP
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Symantec
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) BEA
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Sybase
6 1 (2.78%) Vignette
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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