The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 97 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 19 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 1.00% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.07% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £393 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £327
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.18% -42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +53.84%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1989 1491 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.95% 93.48% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 886 874
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 161
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Hampshire region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough -7 3 £328 -11.48%
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) VMware
3 23 (42.59%) HP
4 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (33.33%) HP SIM
8 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
8 17 (31.48%) Linux
9 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
10 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 14 (25.93%) CA
10 14 (25.93%) ARCserve
11 13 (24.07%) SMTP
12 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
13 11 (20.37%) Altiris
13 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.37%) SQL
13 11 (20.37%) IIS
13 11 (20.37%) ITIL
13 11 (20.37%) UNIX
14 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
14 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
14 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (18.52%) Clustering
14 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (18.52%) SCCM
15 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.37%) IIS
4 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) SMTP
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) NAS
3 6 (11.11%) DMZ
3 6 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 6 (11.11%) FTP
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 3 (5.56%) SSH
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (31.48%) Linux
4 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (20.37%) UNIX
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (12.96%) Solaris
9 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.41%) HPUX
10 3 (5.56%) AIX
11 2 (3.70%) SUSE
11 2 (3.70%) Debian
11 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.81%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security
8 1 (1.85%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 8 (14.81%) Korn
4 6 (11.11%) sed
4 6 (11.11%) AWK
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Winbatch
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) vSphere
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) HP SIM
2 14 (25.93%) ARCserve
3 10 (18.52%) SCCM
4 7 (12.96%) SCOM
4 7 (12.96%) SAP Afaria
5 6 (11.11%) MOM
6 5 (9.26%) WSUS
7 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (3.70%) EdgeSight
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.85%) Unicenter
10 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (1.85%) WMI
10 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) VMware
2 23 (42.59%) HP
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) CA
5 11 (20.37%) Altiris
6 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.96%) Citrix
7 7 (12.96%) Symantec
8 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
8 6 (11.11%) Qualys
8 6 (11.11%) Sophos
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) EMC
10 3 (5.56%) Brocade
11 2 (3.70%) AppSense
11 2 (3.70%) IBM
11 2 (3.70%) CommVault
12 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat