The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 238 223 171
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 165 184 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.85% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.92% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 137 138
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£355 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £16.80 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.00 £171.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.77 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+35.38% -
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Administrator across the London region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator across the London region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 33 £337 -3.71% 27
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Bromley +7 1 £214 -
Hammersmith - 1 £380 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 153 (48.73%) Linux
2 119 (37.90%) Windows
3 100 (31.85%) VMware
4 74 (23.57%) Red Hat
5 63 (20.06%) Active Directory
6 62 (19.75%) UNIX
6 62 (19.75%) Finance
7 59 (18.79%) SAN
8 57 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (17.52%) Puppet
10 49 (15.61%) Solaris
11 48 (15.29%) DevOps
12 44 (14.01%) PowerShell
12 44 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (13.69%) Banking
14 39 (12.42%) SQL
15 35 (11.15%) ITIL
15 35 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (10.83%) Apache
16 34 (10.83%) Microsoft
17 33 (10.51%) Perl
18 32 (10.19%) Clustering
19 31 (9.87%) Bash Shell
20 28 (8.92%) Shell Script
21 27 (8.60%) DNS
21 27 (8.60%) EMC
22 26 (8.28%) HP
22 26 (8.28%) Oracle
22 26 (8.28%) Tomcat
23 25 (7.96%) IBM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (10.83%) Apache
2 26 (8.28%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.78%) IIS
5 14 (4.46%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.27%) JBoss
9 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.27%) nginx
10 3 (0.96%) Lync
11 2 (0.64%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.64%) Node.js
11 2 (0.64%) Confluence
11 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) Stata
3 2 (0.64%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.64%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (0.64%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 2 (0.64%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.23%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.23%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.96%) Route 53
6 2 (0.64%) Office 365
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.64%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.79%) SAN
2 27 (8.60%) DNS
3 23 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.41%) NAS
5 12 (3.82%) DHCP
6 10 (3.18%) LAN
7 8 (2.55%) Firewall
7 8 (2.55%) Internet
7 8 (2.55%) WAN
8 7 (2.23%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.91%) SSH
9 6 (1.91%) VoIP
10 5 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.59%) LDAP
10 5 (1.59%) VPN
11 4 (1.27%) FTP
12 3 (0.96%) Network Security
12 3 (0.96%) HTTP
12 3 (0.96%) SNMP
12 3 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.69%) SQL Server
1 21 (6.69%) MySQL
2 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.55%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.91%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.59%) Big Data
6 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.96%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.64%) DB2
8 2 (0.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (6.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.55%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.91%) JIRA
5 5 (1.59%) Hudson
5 5 (1.59%) Maven
6 3 (0.96%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.96%) Ant
6 3 (0.96%) Subversion
7 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) Selenium
8 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.32%) Gradle
8 1 (0.32%) JMeter
8 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 62 (19.75%) Finance
2 43 (13.69%) Banking
3 14 (4.46%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.91%) Retail
5 4 (1.27%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.32%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.14%) Web Services
2 8 (2.55%) LAMP
2 8 (2.55%) HTML
3 6 (1.91%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.59%) XML
5 4 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.96%) WPF
7 2 (0.64%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.64%) Middleware
7 2 (0.64%) Flash
7 2 (0.64%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) J2EE
7 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.32%) RESTful
8 1 (0.32%) Java EE
8 1 (0.32%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) Sensu
8 1 (0.32%) MCollective
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.19%) Clustering
2 14 (4.46%) Open Source
3 12 (3.82%) Replication
4 10 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.23%) NHS
6 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.59%) Symmetrix DMX
7 5 (1.59%) Wiki
7 5 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.96%) User Experience
9 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.32%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 153 (48.73%) Linux
2 119 (37.90%) Windows
3 62 (19.75%) UNIX
4 57 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (15.61%) Solaris
6 44 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (7.64%) CentOS
8 23 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (5.41%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.14%) Windows 7
11 13 (4.14%) SUSE
11 13 (4.14%) Debian
12 11 (3.50%) AIX
13 8 (2.55%) HPUX
14 6 (1.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.27%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.27%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.64%) Fedora
16 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.29%) DevOps
2 35 (11.15%) ITIL
3 24 (7.64%) Configuration Management
4 20 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (4.14%) Change Management
7 13 (4.14%) Migration
7 13 (4.14%) E-Commerce
8 9 (2.87%) Change Control
8 9 (2.87%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.23%) Service Management
10 5 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (1.59%) Load Balancing
10 5 (1.59%) Release Management
10 5 (1.59%) Line Management
10 5 (1.59%) Mentoring
10 5 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (1.27%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.01%) PowerShell
2 39 (12.42%) SQL
3 33 (10.51%) Perl
4 31 (9.87%) Bash Shell
5 28 (8.92%) Shell Script
6 21 (6.69%) PHP
7 20 (6.37%) Python
8 16 (5.10%) Java
9 11 (3.50%) Ruby
10 8 (2.55%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.23%) Korn
11 7 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.91%) C#
13 5 (1.59%) C
13 5 (1.59%) VB
14 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.96%) VBA
16 2 (0.64%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.64%) VBScript
17 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 10 (3.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.55%) Degree
3 5 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) RHCE
4 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) MCSE
6 2 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.64%) MCITP
7 1 (0.32%) MCSA
7 1 (0.32%) CCA
7 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.32%) LPIC
7 1 (0.32%) RHCT
7 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.05%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (20.06%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.78%) XenApp
4 14 (4.46%) VMware ESX
5 13 (4.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 12 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (3.82%) vSphere
7 8 (2.55%) NFS
8 7 (2.23%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.91%) KVM
9 6 (1.91%) XenServer
9 6 (1.91%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.59%) RHEV
11 2 (0.64%) Samba
11 2 (0.64%) Firmware
11 2 (0.64%) vCloud
11 2 (0.64%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.64%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (17.52%) Puppet
2 24 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (7.32%) SCOM
4 20 (6.37%) Nagios
4 20 (6.37%) SCCM
5 11 (3.50%) Control-M
6 10 (3.18%) Ansible
7 7 (2.23%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (1.91%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.27%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.27%) Mesos
10 4 (1.27%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.27%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.96%) Graylog2
11 3 (0.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 100 (31.85%) VMware
2 74 (23.57%) Red Hat
3 34 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 27 (8.60%) EMC
5 26 (8.28%) HP
5 26 (8.28%) Oracle
6 25 (7.96%) IBM
7 22 (7.01%) Citrix
8 19 (6.05%) NetApp
9 18 (5.73%) Veritas
10 14 (4.46%) Cisco
10 14 (4.46%) Websense
11 10 (3.18%) Sun
11 10 (3.18%) F5
12 9 (2.87%) BMC
13 7 (2.23%) Symantec
14 6 (1.91%) Adobe
14 6 (1.91%) SAP
15 5 (1.59%) ServiceNow
16 4 (1.27%) Altiris
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £35-£50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 23 days ago