The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 190 196 176
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 79 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 34
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£330 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.80 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £21.40 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -19.67%
Systems Administrator
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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
9149 8591 8283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.22% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 4807 4386
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 429 502
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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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
Surrey +23 35 £330 +32.00% 3
Berkshire +4 10 £150 -25.00% 8
Hampshire -23 10 £327 +4.48% 8
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £563 +262.90% 2
Oxfordshire -14 7 £350 +1.81% 7
East Sussex +10 4 £315 +157.14%
Middlesex - 3 £350 -
West Sussex -15 1 - - 1
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 84 (49.70%) Linux
2 74 (43.79%) Windows
3 63 (37.28%) Red Hat
4 51 (30.18%) UNIX
5 49 (28.99%) VMware
6 41 (24.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (24.26%) SAN
7 40 (23.67%) Finance
8 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 34 (20.12%) Shell Script
10 29 (17.16%) Active Directory
10 29 (17.16%) Solaris
11 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
12 27 (15.98%) Python
12 27 (15.98%) Oracle
12 27 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
14 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (13.02%) Firewall
16 20 (11.83%) DNS
17 19 (11.24%) EMC
17 19 (11.24%) NAS
17 19 (11.24%) SCOM
17 19 (11.24%) Puppet
18 18 (10.65%) SQL
18 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
19 17 (10.06%) AIX
19 17 (10.06%) IIS
19 17 (10.06%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.06%) IIS
2 10 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.33%) Apache
4 7 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.78%) TPMS
9 2 (1.18%) Lync
9 2 (1.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Maximo
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.59%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.26%) SAN
2 22 (13.02%) Firewall
3 20 (11.83%) DNS
4 19 (11.24%) NAS
5 12 (7.10%) LDAP
6 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.92%) VPN
7 6 (3.55%) SSH
8 5 (2.96%) DHCP
8 5 (2.96%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.18%) FCoE
9 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.18%) SSL
9 2 (1.18%) Internet
10 1 (0.59%) VLAN
10 1 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.59%) Network Security
10 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.55%) MySQL
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.59%) Essbase
7 1 (0.59%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.37%) RSpec
4 3 (1.78%) Subversion
4 3 (1.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.73%) Banking
2 8 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.37%) Electronics
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.37%) .NET
2 3 (1.78%) Web Services
2 3 (1.78%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.18%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) EDI
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.69%) Clustering
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.37%) HACMP
4 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.18%) DTV
5 2 (1.18%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.18%) NHS
5 2 (1.18%) EMC VNXe
5 2 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.59%) Wiki
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (49.70%) Linux
2 74 (43.79%) Windows
3 51 (30.18%) UNIX
4 41 (24.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (17.16%) Solaris
6 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.06%) AIX
8 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.33%) CentOS
10 7 (4.14%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.55%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.96%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.37%) Fedora
13 4 (2.37%) HPUX
14 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.18%) VMS
14 2 (1.18%) SUSE
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.06%) Incident Management
2 14 (8.28%) Migration
3 13 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (7.69%) DevOps
3 13 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.55%) Configuration Management
6 6 (3.55%) Change Management
6 6 (3.55%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (2.96%) Data Migration
7 5 (2.96%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.37%) ITIL
8 4 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.37%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.37%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.37%) SDLC
9 3 (1.78%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.12%) Shell Script
2 27 (15.98%) Python
3 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
4 18 (10.65%) SQL
5 14 (8.28%) Perl
5 14 (8.28%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.10%) Ruby
7 8 (4.73%) Java
8 6 (3.55%) VB
8 6 (3.55%) Korn
9 3 (1.78%) C
10 1 (0.59%) C++
10 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.14%) CCNA
2 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) Degree
4 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.78%) RHCE
6 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.59%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.59%) ACCA
7 1 (0.59%) CIMA
7 1 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (17.16%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.51%) vSphere
4 9 (5.33%) XenApp
4 9 (5.33%) NFS
5 8 (4.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (3.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (3.55%) KVM
7 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.37%) RHEV
9 3 (1.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.78%) iptables
10 2 (1.18%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.18%) Samba
11 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.24%) SCOM
1 19 (11.24%) Puppet
2 14 (8.28%) SCOrch
2 14 (8.28%) SCSM
3 9 (5.33%) Nagios
4 7 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (4.14%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.14%) SCCM
5 6 (3.55%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (2.37%) WSUS
7 4 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.78%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.78%) Cacti
9 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.59%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.59%) Ansible
10 1 (0.59%) SELinux
Vendors
1 63 (37.28%) Red Hat
2 49 (28.99%) VMware
3 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.98%) Oracle
5 19 (11.24%) EMC
6 17 (10.06%) Citrix
7 15 (8.88%) Sun
8 13 (7.69%) Cisco
9 10 (5.92%) IBM
9 10 (5.92%) HP
9 10 (5.92%) Veritas
10 8 (4.73%) NetApp
10 8 (4.73%) Symantec
11 7 (4.14%) Juniper
11 7 (4.14%) Veeam
12 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.96%) BMC
13 5 (2.96%) Brocade
13 5 (2.96%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds
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