The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 59 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.31% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
591 666 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.06% 95.14% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 341 409
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.60 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Opsview
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) VCP5
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (10.00%) Liferay
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VCP5
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Opsview
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Civica
2 1 (10.00%) FatWire
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Northgate
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy