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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 244 252 267
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 187 191 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.82% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.87% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 133 115
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+141.26% -21.15%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 +35 32 £400 +10.34% 16
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 214 (61.85%) Linux
2 157 (45.38%) Windows
3 117 (33.82%) Finance
4 116 (33.53%) Unix
5 115 (33.24%) VMware
6 108 (31.21%) Red Hat
7 102 (29.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 83 (23.99%) Active Directory
9 77 (22.25%) Windows Server
10 75 (21.68%) Puppet
11 71 (20.52%) PowerShell
12 69 (19.94%) SAN
13 67 (19.36%) Microsoft
14 66 (19.08%) Perl
15 60 (17.34%) Solaris
16 56 (16.18%) DNS
17 53 (15.32%) Python
17 53 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (13.29%) HP
19 43 (12.43%) Shell Script
19 43 (12.43%) DevOps
20 42 (12.14%) ITIL
20 42 (12.14%) Banking
20 42 (12.14%) Migration
21 40 (11.56%) Apache
21 40 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
21 40 (11.56%) NAS
22 39 (11.27%) Configuration Management
23 38 (10.98%) Bash Shell
24 37 (10.69%) Veritas

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 40 (11.56%) Apache
2 22 (6.36%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.34%) IIS
3 15 (4.34%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.76%) JBoss
5 11 (3.18%) nginx
6 9 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.87%) Confluence
9 3 (0.87%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.58%) Captiva
10 2 (0.58%) Documentum
10 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.58%) WildFly
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (3.76%) MS Office
2 8 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) HipChat
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) HFM
1 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.18%) Office 365
3 10 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.02%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (2.02%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.87%) IaaS
6 3 (0.87%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.58%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 69 (19.94%) SAN
2 56 (16.18%) DNS
3 40 (11.56%) NAS
4 25 (7.23%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.07%) Firewall
5 21 (6.07%) LDAP
6 16 (4.62%) DHCP
7 12 (3.47%) Internet
8 10 (2.89%) SSL
9 9 (2.60%) LAN
9 9 (2.60%) Network Security
10 7 (2.02%) WAN
11 6 (1.73%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.45%) FCoE
12 5 (1.45%) HTTP
12 5 (1.45%) VPN
13 4 (1.16%) SSH
13 4 (1.16%) VLAN
13 4 (1.16%) X.509
14 3 (0.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.38%) MySQL
2 15 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (4.34%) MongoDB
3 11 (3.18%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.73%) DB2
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.87%) Big Data
8 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.31%) JIRA
3 8 (2.31%) Subversion
4 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.58%) GitLab
7 1 (0.29%) GoCD
7 1 (0.29%) Hudson
7 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 117 (33.82%) Finance
2 42 (12.14%) Banking
3 9 (2.60%) Games
4 6 (1.73%) Law
4 6 (1.73%) Marketing
5 5 (1.45%) Back Office
5 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.45%) Publishing
6 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.16%) International Banking
6 4 (1.16%) Legal
6 4 (1.16%) Retail
6 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.87%) German Language
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.49%) Web Services
2 15 (4.34%) LAMP
3 7 (2.02%) JRuby
4 6 (1.73%) CGI
4 6 (1.73%) XML
5 5 (1.45%) .NET
5 5 (1.45%) SAX
6 4 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.87%) jQuery
8 2 (0.58%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.58%) HTML
8 2 (0.58%) Java EE
8 2 (0.58%) Middleware
9 1 (0.29%) CSS
9 1 (0.29%) HTML5
9 1 (0.29%) JDBC
9 1 (0.29%) Node.js
9 1 (0.29%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (0.29%) Symfony
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.09%) Clustering
2 24 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.34%) Replication
4 14 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.60%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.02%) iSeries
7 7 (2.02%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.73%) Online Games
8 6 (1.73%) Wiki
9 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.45%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.45%) User Experience
10 4 (1.16%) Health Informatics
10 4 (1.16%) Informatics
10 4 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.87%) Derivative
11 3 (0.87%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.87%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 214 (61.85%) Linux
2 157 (45.38%) Windows
3 116 (33.53%) Unix
4 102 (29.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (22.25%) Windows Server
6 60 (17.34%) Solaris
7 36 (10.40%) AIX
8 32 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (6.94%) Ubuntu
10 23 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (6.07%) CentOS
12 17 (4.91%) Mac OS X
13 14 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (3.76%) Debian
15 8 (2.31%) Windows 7
16 7 (2.02%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (2.02%) VyOS
17 6 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (1.73%) SUSE
17 6 (1.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.43%) DevOps
2 42 (12.14%) ITIL
2 42 (12.14%) Migration
3 39 (11.27%) Configuration Management
4 29 (8.38%) Open Source
5 27 (7.80%) High Availability
6 19 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (4.62%) Load Balancing
9 15 (4.34%) Change Management
10 14 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (3.76%) Change Control
11 13 (3.76%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.47%) Low Latency
13 11 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (2.89%) ITSM
14 10 (2.89%) Service Management
14 10 (2.89%) Virtual Environments
15 9 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (2.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.52%) PowerShell
2 66 (19.08%) Perl
3 53 (15.32%) Python
4 43 (12.43%) Shell Script
5 38 (10.98%) Bash Shell
6 35 (10.12%) SQL
7 31 (8.96%) PHP
8 19 (5.49%) Java
9 18 (5.20%) Ruby
10 15 (4.34%) VBScript
11 8 (2.31%) VB
12 7 (2.02%) C
13 6 (1.73%) RPG IV
13 6 (1.73%) SystemTap
14 5 (1.45%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.16%) Go
15 4 (1.16%) Korn
16 2 (0.58%) RPG
17 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (3.18%) Degree
1 11 (3.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) MCSE
5 2 (0.58%) RHCE
6 1 (0.29%) CCNA
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MCITP
6 1 (0.29%) OCP
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.05%) SLA
2 6 (1.73%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (23.99%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.67%) NFS
4 26 (7.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 22 (6.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 17 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (4.34%) KVM
8 10 (2.89%) RHEV
8 10 (2.89%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.60%) Samba
9 9 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (2.60%) vSphere
10 8 (2.31%) XenApp
11 7 (2.02%) Veritas File System
12 6 (1.73%) Docker
12 6 (1.73%) iptables
12 6 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.16%) Hyper-V
13 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 75 (21.68%) Puppet
2 30 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (8.38%) Nagios
3 29 (8.38%) SCOM
4 26 (7.51%) Ansible
5 19 (5.49%) WSUS
6 18 (5.20%) Control-M
7 17 (4.91%) SCCM
8 15 (4.34%) NetBackup
9 13 (3.76%) HAProxy
10 11 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (2.31%) OpenView
12 7 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (2.02%) Oracle ZFS
13 6 (1.73%) BladeLogic
13 6 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (1.16%) Cacti
14 4 (1.16%) HP SIM
14 4 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (33.24%) VMware
2 108 (31.21%) Red Hat
3 67 (19.36%) Microsoft
4 46 (13.29%) HP
5 37 (10.69%) Veritas
6 33 (9.54%) Oracle
7 31 (8.96%) IBM
8 28 (8.09%) Citrix
9 23 (6.65%) EMC
10 21 (6.07%) Cisco
11 20 (5.78%) NetApp
12 18 (5.20%) BMC
12 18 (5.20%) Dell
12 18 (5.20%) Sun
13 13 (3.76%) Symantec
14 12 (3.47%) 3PAR
15 9 (2.60%) Apple
15 9 (2.60%) Brocade
16 7 (2.02%) New Relic
16 7 (2.02%) Splunk
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago