The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 43 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.34% 1.70% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.73% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £490 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +45.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+141.26% -21.15%
Systems Administrator
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
291 347 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.65% 98.58% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 268 116
Median daily rate £375 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 27
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.99% +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Oxford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) WordPress
5 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
5 5 (41.67%) SLA
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Intranet
6 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Hyperic
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper