The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 25 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.45% - 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -19.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 211 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.37% 86.83% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 121 120
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.00 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) FCoE
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
3 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) HFM
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (16.67%) CIMA
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) ACCA
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HFM
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ACCA
1 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP