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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 80 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 34 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.63% 0.77% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.81% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 17
Average daily rate
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£311 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.38 - £24.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 - £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +52.50%
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
1933 1719 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.44% 94.14% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 991 938
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 150 181
Average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
Havant - 7 £310 - 1
Farnborough -2 6 £325 -2.98% 1
Southampton -6 2 £150 -55.88% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £338 -
Portsmouth - 1 £313 - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Andover - - - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (41.18%) VMware
4 20 (39.22%) Linux
5 18 (35.29%) HP
6 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.49%) UNIX
7 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (25.49%) HP SIM
8 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) SCCM
9 11 (21.57%) Clustering
9 11 (21.57%) IIS
9 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
10 10 (19.61%) Altiris
11 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL
11 9 (17.65%) SAP Afaria
12 8 (15.69%) Solaris
12 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.69%) SCOM
13 7 (13.73%) Korn
13 7 (13.73%) Network Load Balancing
13 7 (13.73%) Qualys
13 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.73%) Sophos
13 7 (13.73%) MOM
13 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (13.73%) SAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (21.57%) IIS
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) SMTP
3 4 (7.84%) DMZ
3 4 (7.84%) FTP
3 4 (7.84%) HTTPS
3 4 (7.84%) SSH
3 4 (7.84%) NAS
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
3 13 (25.49%) UNIX
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Solaris
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.84%) AIX
8 4 (7.84%) HPUX
9 2 (3.92%) SUSE
9 2 (3.92%) Debian
10 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Release Management
6 2 (3.92%) Network Management
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.96%) Load Testing
7 1 (1.96%) B2C
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 7 (13.73%) Korn
3 4 (7.84%) sed
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) AWK
4 2 (3.92%) JCL
4 2 (3.92%) REXX
4 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) Winbatch
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) vSphere
3 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.96%) Samba
7 1 (1.96%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) HP SIM
2 12 (23.53%) SCCM
3 9 (17.65%) SAP Afaria
4 8 (15.69%) SCOM
5 7 (13.73%) MOM
6 5 (9.80%) WSUS
6 5 (9.80%) ARCserve
7 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
9 2 (3.92%) Puppet
9 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.96%) WMI
10 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) HP
3 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
5 10 (19.61%) Altiris
6 7 (13.73%) Qualys
6 7 (13.73%) Sophos
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco
8 5 (9.80%) CA
8 5 (9.80%) Citrix
8 5 (9.80%) Symantec
9 4 (7.84%) Dell
9 4 (7.84%) EMC
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle
9 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 2 (3.92%) Brocade
10 2 (3.92%) AppSense
11 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.96%) CommVault