The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 62 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.14% 1.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £30.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+48.20% +30.43%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
596 551 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.23% 95.83% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 383 489
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 50
Median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) Puppet
4 8 (40.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Perl
5 7 (35.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) Ruby
6 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (25.00%) Ansible
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) CentOS
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) nginx
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) Apache
10 2 (10.00%) Management Information System

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) CentOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Go
6 1 (5.00%) Rust
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Postfix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (5.00%) Cacti
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Isilon
5 1 (5.00%) SAP