The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 271 272 249
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 126 149 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.69% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.73% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 116 115
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £288 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £343 £348
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £29.38 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £28.77
% change year-on-year
-45.21% -4.83%

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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
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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 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 -14 17 £363 -12.12% 10
Croydon +10 6 £468 +24.66%
Docklands, London - 2 £475 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 - 2
Wimbledon -5 1 £265 -35.75%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £413 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 234 (69.85%) Linux
2 130 (38.81%) Red Hat
3 114 (34.03%) Unix
3 114 (34.03%) VMware
4 113 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (30.75%) Windows
6 98 (29.25%) Puppet
7 92 (27.46%) Bash Shell
8 74 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (20.90%) Finance
10 69 (20.60%) Perl
11 63 (18.81%) Apache
12 61 (18.21%) DNS
13 59 (17.61%) Configuration Management
14 57 (17.01%) Active Directory
15 52 (15.52%) Windows Server
16 51 (15.22%) Python
17 49 (14.63%) Solaris
18 48 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (13.43%) CentOS
20 44 (13.13%) PowerShell
21 42 (12.54%) LDAP
22 41 (12.24%) Firewall
23 40 (11.94%) Ansible
24 39 (11.64%) SAN
25 38 (11.34%) Cisco
25 38 (11.34%) Shell Script
26 36 (10.75%) Microsoft
26 36 (10.75%) HP
27 34 (10.15%) Nagios

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 63 (18.81%) Apache
2 34 (10.15%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.07%) IIS
4 13 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.28%) nginx
6 10 (2.99%) Confluence
6 10 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.60%) JBoss
12 2 (0.60%) SAS
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.39%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.78%) Office 365
3 9 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.69%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.39%) SaaS
5 7 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.79%) GitHub
7 5 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.49%) IaaS
8 4 (1.19%) Route 53
8 4 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.30%) G Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.21%) DNS
2 42 (12.54%) LDAP
3 41 (12.24%) Firewall
4 39 (11.64%) SAN
5 33 (9.85%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.27%) DHCP
7 16 (4.78%) SSH
8 13 (3.88%) Ethernet
8 13 (3.88%) NAS
9 12 (3.58%) X.509
10 11 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (3.28%) HTTP
10 11 (3.28%) Kerberos
10 11 (3.28%) LAN
10 11 (3.28%) WAN
11 10 (2.99%) Internet
11 10 (2.99%) VLAN
12 7 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.09%) SMTP
12 7 (2.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.57%) MySQL
2 15 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.39%) Big Data
4 7 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.19%) HBase
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.90%) DataStage
8 3 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.60%) Cloudera CDH
9 2 (0.60%) EDMS
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) IDMS
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (7.16%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.88%) JIRA
4 8 (2.39%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.79%) Subversion
7 5 (1.49%) Gradle
8 4 (1.19%) Maven
9 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.90%) gulp
9 3 (0.90%) Selenium
10 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.60%) GoCD
10 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.60%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (20.90%) Finance
2 27 (8.06%) Banking
3 11 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.69%) Back Office
5 9 (2.69%) Law
5 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.19%) Advertising
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 3 (0.90%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Publishing
7 3 (0.90%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) Web Services
2 8 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (2.09%) Node.js
4 6 (1.79%) LAMP
4 6 (1.79%) Middleware
5 5 (1.49%) .NET
5 5 (1.49%) HTML
6 4 (1.19%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.19%) SAML
7 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.90%) Browserify
7 3 (0.90%) HTML5
7 3 (0.90%) REST
7 3 (0.90%) Sensu
7 3 (0.90%) XML
8 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.60%) CSS
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.15%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.09%) Fintech
3 7 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.79%) Clustering
5 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.19%) Replication
7 3 (0.90%) EMC VNX
7 3 (0.90%) NHS
7 3 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.60%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.60%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.60%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 234 (69.85%) Linux
2 114 (34.03%) Unix
3 113 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (30.75%) Windows
5 52 (15.52%) Windows Server
6 49 (14.63%) Solaris
7 45 (13.43%) CentOS
8 31 (9.25%) Ubuntu
9 29 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (3.88%) SUSE
12 11 (3.28%) Debian
13 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (2.39%) AIX
15 7 (2.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (1.79%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.49%) HPUX
17 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
17 5 (1.49%) Mac OS X
17 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.61%) Configuration Management
2 34 (10.15%) DevOps
3 31 (9.25%) Migration
4 29 (8.66%) ITIL
5 19 (5.67%) Load Balancing
6 17 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (5.07%) Virtual Environments
7 16 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.48%) Low Latency
9 14 (4.18%) Change Management
10 13 (3.88%) Server Building
11 12 (3.58%) Change Control
11 12 (3.58%) Open Source
12 11 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.28%) Performance Management
13 10 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (2.99%) Kernel Tuning
14 9 (2.69%) ITSM
14 9 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (2.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.46%) Bash Shell
2 69 (20.60%) Perl
3 51 (15.22%) Python
4 44 (13.13%) PowerShell
5 38 (11.34%) Shell Script
6 30 (8.96%) SQL
7 25 (7.46%) Java
8 23 (6.87%) PHP
9 9 (2.69%) C++
10 8 (2.39%) AWK
10 8 (2.39%) C#
10 8 (2.39%) sed
10 8 (2.39%) VB
11 7 (2.09%) Ruby
12 6 (1.79%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.49%) Korn
14 4 (1.19%) C-shell
15 3 (0.90%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.90%) SystemTap
16 1 (0.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 30 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.49%) Degree
5 5 (1.49%) MCSE
6 4 (1.19%) CCNA
7 3 (0.90%) CCA
7 3 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.90%) RHCE
7 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) VCAP
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCITP
9 1 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.30%) RHCA
9 1 (0.30%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.79%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) BS25999
4 2 (0.60%) GCP
4 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) BS7799
System Software
1 74 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (17.01%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.97%) Docker
4 18 (5.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 17 (5.07%) NFS
5 17 (5.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (3.88%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.58%) KVM
8 10 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.39%) Hyper-V
10 7 (2.09%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.79%) Samba
11 6 (1.79%) vSphere
12 5 (1.49%) Dovecot
12 5 (1.49%) Postfix
12 5 (1.49%) XenApp
13 4 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.90%) Xen
14 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 98 (29.25%) Puppet
2 40 (11.94%) Ansible
3 34 (10.15%) Nagios
4 26 (7.76%) SCCM
5 14 (4.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 11 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (2.99%) WSUS
8 8 (2.39%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.39%) SCOM
9 7 (2.09%) Kibana
9 7 (2.09%) yum
10 6 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.49%) Graphite
11 5 (1.49%) logstash
11 5 (1.49%) Salt
11 5 (1.49%) Terraform
12 4 (1.19%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.19%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 130 (38.81%) Red Hat
2 114 (34.03%) VMware
3 38 (11.34%) Cisco
4 36 (10.75%) HP
4 36 (10.75%) Microsoft
5 31 (9.25%) Oracle
6 29 (8.66%) Veritas
7 25 (7.46%) IBM
8 22 (6.57%) Sun
9 19 (5.67%) EMC
10 18 (5.37%) Splunk
11 17 (5.07%) NetApp
12 16 (4.78%) Citrix
13 9 (2.69%) Symantec
14 8 (2.39%) Veeam
15 7 (2.09%) Atlassian
16 6 (1.79%) Apple
16 6 (1.79%) Lumension
17 5 (1.49%) Dell
17 5 (1.49%) Google
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