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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 65 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 1.02% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.07% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£90 £230 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% -37.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
806 652 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.07% 95.18% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 311 305
Average daily rate £350 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 45
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.91 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 23 July 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 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Intel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware