The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Exeter 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 25 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.27% 1.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
Job Titles Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 75 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 91.72% 97.40% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 33
Average daily rate £375 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 21 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) YUM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) YUM
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware