The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 68 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.72% 0.22% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.24% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £219
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £305
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -5.45%
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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 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
797 836 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.14% 91.87% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 508 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) VMS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
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