The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 173 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 65 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 34
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%

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
6771 7819 8709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.29% 94.24% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 4585 4713
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +8 16 £378 +14.39% 9
Hampshire +11 13 £300 -20.26% 7
Berkshire +12 9 £550 +29.41% 5
Kent +5 7 £315 -20.75% 2
Oxfordshire +2 7 £375 - 4
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £200 -42.85% 1
West Sussex +6 4 £369 +6.88% 1
East Sussex +5 3 £438 +36.18% 4
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 97 (75.19%) Linux
2 54 (41.86%) Red Hat
3 46 (35.66%) VMware
4 43 (33.33%) Puppet
5 34 (26.36%) Windows
6 33 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (23.26%) Python
8 29 (22.48%) Unix
9 27 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (17.05%) Finance
11 21 (16.28%) CentOS
12 20 (15.50%) Solaris
12 20 (15.50%) DevOps
13 19 (14.73%) Perl
13 19 (14.73%) Oracle
13 19 (14.73%) Ruby
14 17 (13.18%) Firewall
14 17 (13.18%) SAN
14 17 (13.18%) Ansible
15 16 (12.40%) Change Management
15 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
16 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (11.63%) Apache
16 15 (11.63%) Cisco
16 15 (11.63%) Active Directory
17 14 (10.85%) MySQL
17 14 (10.85%) Nagios
17 14 (10.85%) Veritas
17 14 (10.85%) Windows Server

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 15 (11.63%) Apache
2 11 (8.53%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
4 4 (3.10%) nginx
4 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.55%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) HFM
2 1 (0.78%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.65%) GitHub
3 4 (3.10%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.33%) Boomi
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) Firewall
1 17 (13.18%) SAN
2 13 (10.08%) DNS
2 13 (10.08%) NAS
3 8 (6.20%) LDAP
3 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.20%) WAN
4 7 (5.43%) FTP
4 7 (5.43%) LAN
5 6 (4.65%) DHCP
5 6 (4.65%) VPN
6 5 (3.88%) Network Security
6 5 (3.88%) PCoIP
6 5 (3.88%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (3.10%) HTTP
8 3 (2.33%) Internet
8 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.33%) SSH
8 3 (2.33%) SSL
9 2 (1.55%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) MySQL
2 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Jenkins
1 10 (7.75%) Subversion
2 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 22 (17.05%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Legal
3 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Electronics
5 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) Middleware
2 5 (3.88%) HTML
2 5 (3.88%) REST
3 4 (3.10%) LAMP
3 4 (3.10%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) CSS
4 3 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (2.33%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.78%) CGI
6 1 (0.78%) Django
6 1 (0.78%) HTML5
6 1 (0.78%) Kafka
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.88%) Clustering
3 5 (3.88%) Replication
4 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) CMDB
5 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.55%) RIA
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.78%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) MPEG
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) STB
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (75.19%) Linux
2 34 (26.36%) Windows
3 33 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (22.48%) Unix
5 21 (16.28%) CentOS
6 20 (15.50%) Solaris
7 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (10.85%) Windows Server
9 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (6.20%) Ubuntu
11 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.88%) Debian
13 3 (2.33%) AIX
13 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.55%) HPUX
15 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.78%) SUSE
15 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) DevOps
2 16 (12.40%) Change Management
3 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
3 12 (9.30%) High Availability
3 12 (9.30%) ITIL
4 10 (7.75%) Problem Management
4 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.98%) Change Control
6 7 (5.43%) Data Management
6 7 (5.43%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.88%) Migration
7 5 (3.88%) Open Source
7 5 (3.88%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (3.88%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (3.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (3.10%) ITSM
8 4 (3.10%) SDLC
8 4 (3.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.26%) Python
2 19 (14.73%) Perl
2 19 (14.73%) Ruby
3 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
4 11 (8.53%) Java
5 10 (7.75%) SQL
6 6 (4.65%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) C++
7 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.55%) C
9 2 (1.55%) C#
10 1 (0.78%) Go
10 1 (0.78%) Korn
10 1 (0.78%) R
10 1 (0.78%) Rust
10 1 (0.78%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.20%) CCNA
2 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.43%) CCNP
3 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.88%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.10%) RHCE
6 3 (2.33%) MCSE
7 2 (1.55%) Degree
7 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) VCP5
7 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.78%) CEH
8 1 (0.78%) CISSP
8 1 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.78%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 12 (9.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (9.30%) Veritas File System
4 9 (6.98%) NFS
4 9 (6.98%) vSphere
5 6 (4.65%) Samba
6 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.88%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.88%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.33%) Docker
7 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.33%) Postfix
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.55%) XenApp
9 1 (0.78%) iptables
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (33.33%) Puppet
2 27 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (13.18%) Ansible
4 14 (10.85%) Nagios
5 12 (9.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
7 3 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.55%) Opsview
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.55%) SCOM
9 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.78%) SCCM
9 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.78%) vMotion
9 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (41.86%) Red Hat
2 46 (35.66%) VMware
3 19 (14.73%) Oracle
4 15 (11.63%) Cisco
5 14 (10.85%) Veritas
6 12 (9.30%) Sun
6 12 (9.30%) Symantec
7 10 (7.75%) EMC
7 10 (7.75%) HP
8 7 (5.43%) SAP
9 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.88%) NETGEAR
10 4 (3.10%) NetApp
10 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.33%) Brocade
11 3 (2.33%) Citrix
11 3 (2.33%) Dell
12 2 (1.55%) Remedy
13 1 (0.78%) Adobe
13 1 (0.78%) CA
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