The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 62 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.57% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £369 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -14.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.48 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+97.46% -16.32%
Systems Administrator
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 870 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.76% 93.25% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 499 377
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £40.00 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Reading region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Lumension
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) KVM

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) RHCA
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) RHEV
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Lumension
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse