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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 403 398 410
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.086% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.091% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 5
Median daily rate £475 £389 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.18% -22.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £447 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 395 388
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 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
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 25 May 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 +45 2 £325 -10.34% 3
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Puppet
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) AIX
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) BMC
6 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (21.74%) SCOM
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Nagios
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) X.509
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 4 (17.39%) 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 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) AIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 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%) OCP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) iptables
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) SCOM
3 4 (17.39%) Nagios
4 3 (13.04%) Ansible
4 3 (13.04%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
5 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (8.70%) Control-M
5 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
5 2 (8.70%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.70%) SCCM
5 2 (8.70%) Terraform
6 1 (4.35%) Capistrano
6 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
6 1 (4.35%) Packer
6 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) BMC
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 3 (13.04%) Veritas
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Percona
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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