The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 241 264 255
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.033% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £438 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7155 9029 9373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.87% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 5219 5144
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 507 511
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 4 £438 -
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Senior 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 South East region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Puppet
3 20 (83.33%) DevOps
4 19 (79.17%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (70.83%) Ruby
5 17 (70.83%) Python
6 16 (66.67%) Tomcat
6 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
6 16 (66.67%) Ansible
7 12 (50.00%) Apache
7 12 (50.00%) Subversion
8 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
8 11 (45.83%) Open Source
8 11 (45.83%) Finance
9 10 (41.67%) Amazon S3
9 10 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
10 9 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (33.33%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
12 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
12 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 5 (20.83%) Middleware
12 5 (20.83%) Unix
12 5 (20.83%) Perl
13 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (16.67%) GitHub

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 12 (50.00%) Apache
3 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (41.67%) Amazon S3
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Subversion
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) Open Source
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Python
1 17 (70.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) iptables
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (87.50%) Puppet
2 19 (79.17%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (66.67%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Lumension
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Wyse
4 1 (4.17%) Percona