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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 104 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 1.49% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.59% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 14
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£500 £319 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -4.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £24.75 £22.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.79% +82.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -10.90%
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
1986 1950 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.63% 93.48% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1110 881
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 112 162
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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
Hook -7 2 £325 -9.21%
Aldershot - 2 £375 -
Winchester - 2 - -
Farnborough -6 1 £388 +19.23% 3
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) SAN
3 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Solaris
4 14 (38.89%) VMware
5 13 (36.11%) UNIX
5 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
6 12 (33.33%) AIX
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (19.44%) NAS
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
11 6 (16.67%) HP
11 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
11 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (16.67%) Sun
11 6 (16.67%) IBM
11 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 6 (16.67%) Maximo
11 6 (16.67%) Korn
11 6 (16.67%) Puppet
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) KVM
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (13.89%) Clustering
12 5 (13.89%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) NAS
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) FCoE
4 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Solaris
4 13 (36.11%) UNIX
5 12 (33.33%) AIX
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.56%) HPUX
10 1 (2.78%) CentOS
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
2 4 (11.11%) Server Building
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.67%) Korn
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) RHCE
4 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (16.67%) KVM
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) Postfix
6 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Nagios
3 4 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
3 4 (11.11%) SCCM
4 3 (8.33%) EdgeSight
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (5.56%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Sun
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (13.89%) Altiris
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) AppSense
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) CA
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) Sage
8 1 (2.78%) Mercator
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) BMC
8 1 (2.78%) Siebel
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco
8 1 (2.78%) EMC