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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 59 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 1.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £200 £400 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +344.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -12.24%
Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire

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
622 938 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.96% 96.80% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 519 469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £470 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) VCP5
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCP5
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware