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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 52 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.89% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.94% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £290 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -12.24%
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
633 959 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.41% 94.39% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 611 421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 56
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £34.61 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) GitHub
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Hudson
6 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) NFS
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) CGI
7 1 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) RHCA
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (11.11%) Postfix
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Capistrano
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Lumension
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Percona
3 1 (11.11%) Wyse