The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 47 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.09% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £47.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +41.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+141.26% -21.15%
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
606 732 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.73% 91.84% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 381 281
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 63 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +14 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £160 - 1
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Graphite
4 3 (30.00%) logstash
4 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (30.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) nginx
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Nagios
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) VMS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) DevOps
1 1 (10.00%) ERP
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (10.00%) Time Management
1 1 (10.00%) Web Development
1 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Graphite
2 3 (30.00%) logstash
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO