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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 78 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £330 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £358 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £418 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+51.21% -7.86%
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
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 5 (38.46%) Ansible
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) JBoss
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) NFS
6 2 (15.38%) NAS
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared

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 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) MCollective
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) qmail
3 1 (7.69%) RHEV
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) collectd
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.69%) Graphite
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Simpana
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk