The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 250 230 253
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.064% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£315 £298 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £298 £369
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
8905 7847 8652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.92% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5015 4199 4068
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 488 616
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 8 £315 - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Senior Systems Administrator
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Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (72.73%) HP SIM
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (72.73%) SMTP
3 8 (72.73%) CA
3 8 (72.73%) ARCserve
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
4 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Postfix
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) vCloud
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Ansible
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) HPUX
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) SLA

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) RHCE
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Postfix
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) vCloud
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) HP SIM
1 8 (72.73%) ARCserve
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR