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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 250 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.082% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.089% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£315 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-19.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
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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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 -18 6 £315 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West 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 19 December 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 13 (86.67%) VMware
1 13 (86.67%) HP
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) SMTP
3 11 (73.33%) SharePoint
3 11 (73.33%) ARCserve
3 11 (73.33%) CA
4 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (60.00%) HP SIM
5 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (26.67%) Symantec
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
10 3 (20.00%) Network Management
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (13.33%) Apache
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SMTP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) RHCE
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Postfix
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) ARCserve
2 9 (60.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
1 13 (86.67%) HP
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) CA
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) Brocade