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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 427 410 421
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 18 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.059% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.062% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
Median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
+33.04% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
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 £265
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 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +29 9 £413 +13.79% 5
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 31 August 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 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (54.84%) Puppet
4 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (35.48%) Perl
6 11 (35.48%) Apache
7 10 (32.26%) Nagios
8 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
9 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
10 7 (22.58%) PHP
10 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
10 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
11 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) SAN
11 6 (19.35%) Ansible
11 6 (19.35%) DevOps
11 6 (19.35%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (16.13%) Sun

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 (35.48%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) X.509
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 2 (6.45%) SSH
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Unix
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) Solaris
8 3 (9.68%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) BCP
7 1 (3.23%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Perl
2 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) AWK
7 2 (6.45%) sed
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) OCP
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) iptables
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) Postfix
4 1 (3.23%) Samba
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Puppet
2 10 (32.26%) Nagios
3 6 (19.35%) Ansible
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (16.13%) SCOM
5 4 (12.90%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
7 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.45%) WSUS
8 1 (3.23%) Capistrano
8 1 (3.23%) Casper Suite
8 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
8 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (3.23%) OpenView
8 1 (3.23%) SCCM
8 1 (3.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
4 5 (16.13%) NetApp
4 5 (16.13%) Sun
4 5 (16.13%) Veritas
5 4 (12.90%) BMC
6 2 (6.45%) Percona
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £25.00 - £30.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago