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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 590 578 584
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 23 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.055% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.058% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 6
Median daily rate £475 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £441 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior Systems Administrator
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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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 13 £450 +19.20% 7
South East -18 3 £450 - 2
East of England +7 2 £481 +118.75% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
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Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) Unix
3 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 17 (38.64%) VMware
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
6 13 (29.55%) SAN
6 13 (29.55%) ITIL
6 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (27.27%) Solaris
8 11 (25.00%) Veritas
8 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.73%) Puppet
9 10 (22.73%) EMC
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.45%) NetApp
10 9 (20.45%) Migration
10 9 (20.45%) NAS
10 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
11 8 (18.18%) DevOps
12 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (15.91%) Banking
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle
12 7 (15.91%) Perl
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 6 (13.64%) Python
13 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.64%) Firmware
13 6 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) TPMS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) SAN
2 9 (20.45%) NAS
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.27%) GitLab
5 1 (2.27%) InstallShield
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.27%) MSI
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) Unix
3 17 (38.64%) Windows
4 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (27.27%) Solaris
6 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) AIX
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.55%) CentOS
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (2.27%) HPUX
11 1 (2.27%) SUSE
11 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps
4 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) High Availability
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.27%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (2.27%) Kanban
8 1 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Perl
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCDE
2 1 (2.27%) CCDP
2 1 (2.27%) CCIE
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) OCP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SANS
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Firmware
3 6 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (11.36%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.55%) Docker
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.27%) iptables
7 1 (2.27%) NFS
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.27%) Postfix
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 4 (9.09%) Ansible
3 4 (9.09%) Nagios
4 3 (6.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 3 (6.82%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.55%) Control-M
5 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.55%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (4.55%) Packer
5 2 (4.55%) Terraform
5 2 (4.55%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
6 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.27%) Kibana
6 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 11 (25.00%) Veritas
4 10 (22.73%) EMC
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) NetApp
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
7 6 (13.64%) Emulex
8 5 (11.36%) BMC
9 3 (6.82%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) Sun
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco
10 2 (4.55%) Citrix
10 2 (4.55%) Percona
11 1 (2.27%) F5
11 1 (2.27%) IBM
11 1 (2.27%) Juniper
11 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
11 1 (2.27%) SAP
11 1 (2.27%) Splunk
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