The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 53 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 615 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.36% 96.85% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 325 316
Average daily rate £385 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 £425 -
Watford - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) hybris
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) HP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) hybris
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) JDA
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
2 1 (12.50%) VMware