The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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 Hertfordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 58 46 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 2.30% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 2.42% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£213 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +27.90%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 579 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.22% 95.23% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 296 401
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 74
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £122.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans - 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £213 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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