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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 204 187 174
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 49 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 35
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£318 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £208 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £59.00 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.41% -42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
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
8860 7822 8135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 92.50% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4903 4183 3866
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 472 637
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.50 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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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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 -24 16 £315 -3.07% 11
Berkshire +4 13 £280 -17.03% 6
Surrey -11 10 £320 -17.41% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £220 - 1
Middlesex +3 2 £338 -10.00%
Oxfordshire - - - - 9
West Sussex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 70 (60.34%) Windows
2 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.21%) VMware
3 41 (35.34%) Linux
4 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 31 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (21.55%) HP
9 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
10 20 (17.24%) UNIX
10 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
10 20 (17.24%) SCOM
10 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.52%) HP SIM
11 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
12 17 (14.66%) SMTP
12 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (13.79%) ARCserve
13 16 (13.79%) CA
13 16 (13.79%) SAN
13 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
14 15 (12.93%) ITIL
14 15 (12.93%) Citrix
14 15 (12.93%) Clustering
15 14 (12.07%) SLA
15 14 (12.07%) Altiris
16 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
16 13 (11.21%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.48%) IIS
5 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.03%) Apache
6 6 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.45%) Drupal
8 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) SMTP
2 16 (13.79%) SAN
3 10 (8.62%) DNS
3 10 (8.62%) NAS
4 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.03%) FTP
5 7 (6.03%) HTTPS
5 7 (6.03%) LAN
5 7 (6.03%) DMZ
6 6 (5.17%) DHCP
7 4 (3.45%) Firewall
8 2 (1.72%) WAN
8 2 (1.72%) PABX
9 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.86%) HTTP
9 1 (0.86%) SNMP
9 1 (0.86%) SSL
9 1 (0.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.45%) DB2
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.86%) MS Access
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Subversion
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.86%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.86%) Trac
3 1 (0.86%) Maven
3 1 (0.86%) Ant
3 1 (0.86%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) LAMP
2 2 (1.72%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.72%) REST
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.86%) Java SE
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.93%) Clustering
3 4 (3.45%) Replication
4 3 (2.59%) Open Source
4 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 70 (60.34%) Windows
2 41 (35.34%) Linux
3 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (17.24%) UNIX
6 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.31%) Solaris
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.59%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.59%) AIX
10 3 (2.59%) SUSE
11 2 (1.72%) Debian
11 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.86%) CentOS
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.93%) ITIL
2 11 (9.48%) Migration
3 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.76%) Capacity Management
5 7 (6.03%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (5.17%) Network Management
7 5 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.31%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.45%) Change Management
8 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.45%) Time Management
8 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (2.59%) DevOps
9 3 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.72%) Service Management
10 2 (1.72%) Identity Management
10 2 (1.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) Korn
2 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.90%) AWK
4 7 (6.03%) sed
5 6 (5.17%) Perl
6 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.72%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Winbatch
9 1 (0.86%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.76%) Degree
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.03%) MCSE
5 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.59%) MCSA
6 3 (2.59%) MCP
6 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.72%) RHCE
7 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) vSphere
3 6 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.45%) XenApp
6 3 (2.59%) vCloud
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.59%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.72%) KVM
7 2 (1.72%) Postfix
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.86%) NFS
8 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (17.24%) SCOM
2 18 (15.52%) HP SIM
3 16 (13.79%) ARCserve
4 10 (8.62%) SCCM
4 10 (8.62%) SCSM
5 9 (7.76%) SCOrch
6 7 (6.03%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (5.17%) MOM
8 5 (4.31%) NetBackup
9 4 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (3.45%) Puppet
10 3 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (2.59%) BladeLogic
10 3 (2.59%) Nagios
11 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.72%) Ansible
11 2 (1.72%) logstash
11 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
1 42 (36.21%) VMware
2 25 (21.55%) HP
3 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 16 (13.79%) CA
5 15 (12.93%) Citrix
6 14 (12.07%) Altiris
7 11 (9.48%) Symantec
8 9 (7.76%) Oracle
9 8 (6.90%) IBM
9 8 (6.90%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.03%) Sophos
11 6 (5.17%) Qualys
12 5 (4.31%) Cisco
13 4 (3.45%) Cognos
13 4 (3.45%) Brocade
14 3 (2.59%) Intel
15 2 (1.72%) AppSense
15 2 (1.72%) Lotus
15 2 (1.72%) SAP
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