The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 399 362 422
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 13 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.074% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.080% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Average daily rate £500 £430 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £361 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 17 April 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 2 £275 -38.88% 2
Clapham - - - -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 19 (73.08%) UNIX
2 16 (61.54%) Solaris
2 16 (61.54%) SAN
3 15 (57.69%) Shell Script
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle
5 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) Veritas
5 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (42.31%) Data Guard
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (42.31%) Performance Management
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
6 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (42.31%) Migration
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (34.62%) Puppet
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (26.92%) Apache
10 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Perl
10 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
11 4 (15.38%) Ruby
11 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (15.38%) VMware

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (26.92%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
1 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) UNIX
2 16 (61.54%) Solaris
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Management
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) SIEM
3 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCE
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Varnish
2 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Data Guard
2 9 (34.62%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) CFEngine
4 2 (7.69%) Cobbler
4 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) Veritas
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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