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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 61 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.28% 1.05% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.09% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£465 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -10.90%
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
668 457 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.02% 95.81% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 238 281
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Oxford -18 2 £433 +28.14% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 14 (51.85%) Python
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) CentOS
7 8 (29.63%) Fedora
8 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Puppet
10 4 (14.81%) VMware
11 3 (11.11%) Solaris
11 3 (11.11%) UNIX
12 2 (7.41%) Oracle
12 2 (7.41%) Web Services
12 2 (7.41%) DNS
12 2 (7.41%) Juniper
12 2 (7.41%) Cisco
12 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
12 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.41%) Project Management
12 2 (7.41%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (7.41%) Subversion
12 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
12 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
12 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
12 2 (7.41%) Publishing

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
1 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (7.41%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) CentOS
5 8 (29.63%) Fedora
6 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
2 2 (7.41%) DevOps
3 1 (3.70%) Server Building
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 15 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 14 (51.85%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix