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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 423 417 423
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 13 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.072% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.076% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
+35.90% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +46 4 £325 -10.34% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Unix
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Perl
5 9 (34.62%) Puppet
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 8 (30.77%) Apache
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (26.92%) SCOM
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) BMC
8 6 (23.08%) Nagios
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) SAN
9 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2

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 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) IIS
4 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.85%) Confluence
6 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
3 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
5 2 (7.69%) X.509
6 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Unix
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Solaris
7 3 (11.54%) AIX
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) CentOS
9 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) BCP
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Perl
2 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) OCP
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.85%) iptables
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.85%) Postfix
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 6 (23.08%) Nagios
4 4 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
6 2 (7.69%) Ansible
6 2 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (7.69%) Control-M
6 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
6 2 (7.69%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 2 (7.69%) WSUS
7 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) BMC
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Sun
4 4 (15.38%) Veritas
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Percona
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) F5
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