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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 184 194 197
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 52 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 34
Median daily rate £375 £345 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £307 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £35.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £28.77
% change year-on-year
-45.21% -4.83%

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +5 18 £388 +17.42% 4
Hampshire +17 14 £300 -25.00% 9
Berkshire +15 7 £550 +22.22% 7
Oxfordshire 0 7 £375 - 5
East Sussex +3 2 £438 +33.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - - 2
Kent +1 1 £315 -20.75%
West Sussex -11 1 £400 +15.94% 4
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 93 (75.61%) Linux
2 60 (48.78%) Red Hat
3 46 (37.40%) VMware
4 43 (34.96%) Puppet
5 32 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (24.39%) Unix
7 30 (24.39%) Windows
8 28 (22.76%) Python
9 27 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (21.14%) Finance
11 25 (20.33%) Oracle
12 24 (19.51%) Solaris
13 21 (17.07%) SAN
13 21 (17.07%) CentOS
14 20 (16.26%) Change Management
15 19 (15.45%) Firewall
15 19 (15.45%) Veritas
16 18 (14.63%) NAS
17 17 (13.82%) DevOps
17 17 (13.82%) Veritas File System
17 17 (13.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Storage
17 17 (13.82%) High Availability
17 17 (13.82%) Symantec
17 17 (13.82%) Sun
18 16 (13.01%) Nagios
18 16 (13.01%) NetBackup
19 15 (12.20%) Ansible
19 15 (12.20%) Ruby

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 11 (8.94%) Apache
2 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.25%) nginx
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) JBoss
4 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.81%) Liferay
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.63%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) GitHub
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.25%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (2.44%) Boomi
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) SAN
2 19 (15.45%) Firewall
3 18 (14.63%) NAS
4 13 (10.57%) DNS
5 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.32%) VPN
6 8 (6.50%) LDAP
7 7 (5.69%) Network Security
7 7 (5.69%) WAN
8 6 (4.88%) FTP
8 6 (4.88%) LAN
9 5 (4.07%) Internet
9 5 (4.07%) PCoIP
9 5 (4.07%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (3.25%) DHCP
10 4 (3.25%) HTTP
10 4 (3.25%) IPv4
10 4 (3.25%) IPv6
11 3 (2.44%) Intranet
11 3 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) MySQL
2 5 (4.07%) Big Data
2 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.32%) Subversion
4 8 (6.50%) Hudson
5 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) Ant
6 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.81%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Legal
3 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Electronics
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) Middleware
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
3 3 (2.44%) LAMP
3 3 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.63%) CSS
4 2 (1.63%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) CGI
5 1 (0.81%) Django
5 1 (0.81%) HTML5
5 1 (0.81%) Kafka
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.50%) Replication
4 4 (3.25%) Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) MPEG
7 1 (0.81%) Online Games
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) STB
Operating Systems
1 93 (75.61%) Linux
2 31 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (24.39%) Unix
3 30 (24.39%) Windows
4 24 (19.51%) Solaris
5 21 (17.07%) CentOS
6 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.57%) Windows Server
8 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.50%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.07%) Debian
12 4 (3.25%) AIX
12 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.63%) HPUX
13 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) Change Management
2 17 (13.82%) DevOps
2 17 (13.82%) High Availability
3 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
3 15 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.38%) Change Control
5 11 (8.94%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.50%) Data Management
7 6 (4.88%) ITIL
8 5 (4.07%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.07%) Migration
8 5 (4.07%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.07%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.07%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (3.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.25%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.25%) Server Building
10 3 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.76%) Python
2 15 (12.20%) Ruby
3 14 (11.38%) Bash Shell
3 14 (11.38%) Perl
4 9 (7.32%) SQL
5 8 (6.50%) Java
6 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) Korn
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.81%) R
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) CCNA
1 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) CCNP
3 5 (4.07%) RHCSA
3 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.25%) RHCE
5 3 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) VCP5
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) CEH
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) RHCT
7 1 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (13.82%) Veritas File System
3 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
4 11 (8.94%) vSphere
5 9 (7.32%) NFS
6 6 (4.88%) Samba
7 5 (4.07%) Docker
7 5 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.07%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.07%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.44%) Postfix
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) Firmware
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (34.96%) Puppet
2 27 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (13.01%) Nagios
3 16 (13.01%) NetBackup
4 15 (12.20%) Ansible
5 4 (3.25%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.44%) EMC Navisphere
6 3 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.63%) Opsview
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.63%) vMotion
8 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.81%) Cacti
8 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (48.78%) Red Hat
2 46 (37.40%) VMware
3 25 (20.33%) Oracle
4 19 (15.45%) Veritas
5 17 (13.82%) Sun
5 17 (13.82%) Symantec
6 14 (11.38%) Cisco
7 11 (8.94%) EMC
8 9 (7.32%) HP
9 6 (4.88%) SAP
10 5 (4.07%) NetApp
10 5 (4.07%) NETGEAR
11 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.44%) Brocade
12 3 (2.44%) Dell
12 3 (2.44%) IBM
13 2 (1.63%) Citrix
14 1 (0.81%) CA
14 1 (0.81%) CommVault
14 1 (0.81%) Remedy
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