The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 421 406 409
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 12 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.080% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.085% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
Median daily rate £475 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £473 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Systems Administrator
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) AIX
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Puppet
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) vSphere
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) BMC
6 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
6 4 (17.39%) iptables
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (13.04%) Ansible
7 3 (13.04%) MySQL
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) Python

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) AIX
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) OCP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) iptables
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (8.70%) Control-M
3 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
3 2 (8.70%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (8.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Capistrano
4 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Percona
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp