The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-20.72% +32.14%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
830 499 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.75% 93.62% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 274 337
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 62
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.56 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) HACMP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LPAR
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Introscope
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) FatWire
4 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) HACMP
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) FatWire
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle