The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 46 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% 0.46% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.49% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -19.67%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
349 204 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.49% 93.58% 98.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 122 106
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Oxford region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Oxford region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Fedora
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Nagios
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Hyperic

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Fedora
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperic
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware