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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 52 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 20 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.57% 0.98% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.02% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 5
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£470 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -19.09%
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
724 490 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.06% 96.08% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 280 203
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 40 43
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -9 7 £490 +50.76%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (91.18%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Python
2 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 18 (52.94%) Shell Script
4 17 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (44.12%) CentOS
6 12 (35.29%) Puppet
7 11 (32.35%) Subversion
8 10 (29.41%) UNIX
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) DevOps
10 7 (20.59%) Fedora
11 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (17.65%) RHCT
11 6 (17.65%) Wiki
11 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.65%) Apache
11 6 (17.65%) PHP
11 6 (17.65%) MySQL
11 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 6 (17.65%) uWSGI
11 6 (17.65%) WSGI
11 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 6 (17.65%) Regular Expression
11 6 (17.65%) Shibboleth
11 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.71%) VLAN
12 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (14.71%) Nagios

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
1 6 (17.65%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
1 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) VLAN
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
1 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Subversion
2 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Regular Expression
1 6 (17.65%) WSGI
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Wiki
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (44.12%) CentOS
4 10 (29.41%) UNIX
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) Fedora
6 4 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) DevOps
2 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Python
1 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
2 18 (52.94%) Shell Script
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) RHCT
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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