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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 70 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.52% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.57% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£301 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.77 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.77% -2.22%
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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
777 703 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.05% 91.42% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 367 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) SecurID
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Intel