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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 185 180 155
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 58 68 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.78% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.84% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 50
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.02% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.70 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £24.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.71% +11.00%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 28 £325 -2.98% 3
Surrey -16 11 £250 -35.48% 5
Kent -1 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £155 -35.41% 3
Berkshire 0 3 £200 -25.92% 3
Oxfordshire -8 1 £338 +3.84% 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 4
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (57.14%) Windows
2 47 (41.96%) VMware
3 43 (38.39%) Linux
4 38 (33.93%) Active Directory
5 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (23.21%) HP
7 26 (23.21%) UNIX
8 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (21.43%) Red Hat
9 24 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
12 18 (16.07%) MS Exchange
13 17 (15.18%) IIS
13 17 (15.18%) SAN
14 16 (14.29%) ITIL
14 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (14.29%) Clustering
14 16 (14.29%) HP SIM
15 15 (13.39%) Solaris
15 15 (13.39%) Citrix
16 14 (12.50%) SCOM
17 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
17 13 (11.61%) Altiris
17 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
17 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
18 12 (10.71%) SMTP
18 12 (10.71%) SLA
18 12 (10.71%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.18%) IIS
3 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.25%) Apache
6 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.79%) Drupal
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.89%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.89%) SAP Web AS
10 1 (0.89%) SAS
10 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.89%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Taleo
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) SAN
2 12 (10.71%) SMTP
3 11 (9.82%) DNS
4 10 (8.93%) Firewall
5 9 (8.04%) NAS
5 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.36%) LAN
6 6 (5.36%) DHCP
7 5 (4.46%) SSH
8 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.57%) FTP
8 4 (3.57%) DMZ
8 4 (3.57%) Internet
9 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.68%) LDAP
9 3 (2.68%) WAN
10 2 (1.79%) SSL
10 2 (1.79%) HTTP
11 1 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.46%) MySQL
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.89%) Maven
3 1 (0.89%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.89%) Gradle
3 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.89%) Trac
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.89%) Hudson
3 1 (0.89%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) .NET
1 2 (1.79%) LAMP
1 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.79%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.89%) Java SE
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.89%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.89%) CPAN
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.68%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Open Source
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Wiki
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (57.14%) Windows
2 43 (38.39%) Linux
3 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (23.21%) UNIX
5 24 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (13.39%) Solaris
8 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
10 8 (7.14%) AIX
11 6 (5.36%) HPUX
12 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000
13 4 (3.57%) Windows NT
13 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
14 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (2.68%) CentOS
14 3 (2.68%) Debian
14 3 (2.68%) SUSE
15 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.89%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.29%) ITIL
2 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.14%) Migration
4 7 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.57%) Change Management
7 3 (2.68%) Data Entry
7 3 (2.68%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.68%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (2.68%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.68%) Network Management
8 2 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.79%) UML
8 2 (1.79%) SOA
8 2 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (0.89%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) SQL
1 11 (9.82%) Shell Script
2 8 (7.14%) Korn
3 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.46%) AWK
5 4 (3.57%) sed
5 4 (3.57%) Perl
5 4 (3.57%) Ruby
6 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) PHP
6 3 (2.68%) Java
7 2 (1.79%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) ABAP
8 1 (0.89%) Winbatch
8 1 (0.89%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.93%) Degree
5 7 (6.25%) MCSE
6 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.68%) CCNA
6 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.79%) MCSA
7 2 (1.79%) RHCE
8 1 (0.89%) CCA
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.82%) vSphere
4 8 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.57%) XenApp
7 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.68%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.68%) vCloud
8 2 (1.79%) NFS
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.79%) Xen
8 2 (1.79%) Postfix
9 1 (0.89%) XenServer
9 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.89%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.89%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 14 (12.50%) SCOM
3 12 (10.71%) SCCM
4 11 (9.82%) ARCserve
5 9 (8.04%) SAP Afaria
6 7 (6.25%) MOM
7 6 (5.36%) WSUS
8 5 (4.46%) NetBackup
8 5 (4.46%) Puppet
9 4 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (3.57%) Nagios
10 3 (2.68%) BladeLogic
10 3 (2.68%) SCOrch
10 3 (2.68%) SCSM
11 2 (1.79%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.79%) Ansible
11 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (41.96%) VMware
2 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.21%) HP
4 24 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 15 (13.39%) Citrix
6 13 (11.61%) Altiris
7 11 (9.82%) Cisco
7 11 (9.82%) CA
8 10 (8.93%) Symantec
8 10 (8.93%) Sophos
9 8 (7.14%) Oracle
10 7 (6.25%) Qualys
11 6 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 6 (5.36%) Dell
11 6 (5.36%) EMC
12 5 (4.46%) Intel
13 3 (2.68%) Brocade
13 3 (2.68%) Business Objects
14 2 (1.79%) SAP
14 2 (1.79%) IBM
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