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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 242 266 252
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 19 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.020% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.021% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 4
Median daily rate £475 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 - £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
+34.47% +18.47%
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
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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
Surrey - 16 £475 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Python
2 17 (73.91%) Ruby
2 17 (73.91%) Puppet
2 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (69.57%) WebLogic
3 16 (69.57%) Tomcat
4 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (65.22%) DevOps
5 13 (56.52%) Finance
6 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
6 11 (47.83%) Apache
6 11 (47.83%) Ansible
6 11 (47.83%) Open Source
7 10 (43.48%) Amazon S3
7 10 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
8 9 (39.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (39.13%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (34.78%) Degree
9 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (34.78%) Migration
9 8 (34.78%) Subversion
9 8 (34.78%) Unix
10 5 (21.74%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) Middleware
10 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (17.39%) EMC
12 3 (13.04%) Solaris

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 (69.57%) Tomcat
1 16 (69.57%) WebLogic
2 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon S3
3 9 (39.13%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (39.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) NAS
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (34.78%) Subversion
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) Open Source
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
5 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Security Management
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Python
1 17 (73.91%) Ruby
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
1 3 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) Puppet
2 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (47.83%) Ansible
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM
4 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) EMC
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Emulex
2 3 (13.04%) NetApp
2 3 (13.04%) Veritas
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Lumension
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Wyse
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco