The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank - 46 49
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.67% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.68% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-11.71% +26.13%
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
562 439 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.58% 97.34% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 241 218
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper