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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 388 405 386
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 20 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.036% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 9
Median daily rate £465 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £450 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18474 19632 19634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.96% 95.10% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13203 13848 13928
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 341
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +6 3 £375 -
Croydon - 3 £468 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 33 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 28 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (63.64%) Puppet
4 22 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (50.00%) Unix
5 19 (43.18%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (34.09%) Bash Shell
7 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
8 13 (29.55%) Finance
9 12 (27.27%) DNS
9 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (27.27%) Ansible
10 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.00%) Apache
11 10 (22.73%) Perl
12 9 (20.45%) PHP
12 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
12 9 (20.45%) Financial Institution
12 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
12 9 (20.45%) Nagios
13 8 (18.18%) Firewall
13 8 (18.18%) HP
13 8 (18.18%) Sun
13 8 (18.18%) ITIL
13 8 (18.18%) Tomcat

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 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) LDAP
4 6 (13.64%) SSH
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) X.509
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (50.00%) Unix
4 19 (43.18%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (15.91%) CentOS
6 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
7 6 (13.64%) Solaris
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.64%) Change Control
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (9.09%) Server Building
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) BCP
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.55%) System Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.27%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Bash Shell
2 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (22.73%) Perl
4 9 (20.45%) PHP
4 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.64%) AWK
5 6 (13.64%) sed
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) VB
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) BS7799
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) KVM
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.55%) NFS
6 2 (4.55%) Samba
6 2 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) Docker
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (63.64%) Puppet
2 12 (27.27%) Ansible
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (20.45%) Nagios
4 4 (9.09%) Casper Suite
4 4 (9.09%) SCCM
4 4 (9.09%) yum
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) HP
3 8 (18.18%) Sun
4 5 (11.36%) 3PAR
4 5 (11.36%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) Apple
5 4 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.27%) Brocade
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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