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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 27 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.44% - 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£518 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +30.00%
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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
131 73 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 94.24% 91.25% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 68
Average daily rate £275 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.30 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.75 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (20.00%) yum
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (20.00%) SELinux
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Samba
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) yum
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (20.00%) SELinux
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) IBM