The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Oxford 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 31 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% 3.38% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 3.48% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£338 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
204 201 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.44% 97.10% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 119 159
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 38
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Systems Administrator
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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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Dell