The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 21 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.35% 1.18% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 1.22% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.77 £22.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+29.30% -17.59%
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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 Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 82 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 95.65% 96.47% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 81
Average daily rate £275 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £436 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.08 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £175.00 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) RHCE
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) RHCE
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) IBM