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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 179 181 186
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 83 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.01% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 60 38
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £49.46 £24.75 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.83% +8.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.48 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+97.46% -16.32%
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
8322 9076 8678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4961 5328 4688
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 429 434
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.46 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 24 £458 +30.71% 6
Berkshire +4 18 £500 +56.25% 6
Hampshire +2 17 £325 -35.00% 6
Oxfordshire 0 8 £400 -15.78% 3
East Sussex +11 7 £325 +8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £275 -31.25% 2
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 131 (75.29%) Linux
2 60 (34.48%) VMware
3 58 (33.33%) Windows
4 57 (32.76%) Unix
5 49 (28.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (26.44%) SAN
6 46 (26.44%) Puppet
7 45 (25.86%) Finance
8 41 (23.56%) Python
9 40 (22.99%) EMC
9 40 (22.99%) Red Hat
9 40 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (21.84%) DevOps
11 37 (21.26%) Migration
12 35 (20.11%) Active Directory
12 35 (20.11%) Solaris
13 34 (19.54%) ITIL
13 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
14 31 (17.82%) NAS
14 31 (17.82%) Perl
15 30 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
16 27 (15.52%) NetApp
17 26 (14.94%) Banking
18 25 (14.37%) Ansible
19 23 (13.22%) NetBackup
19 23 (13.22%) Apache
19 23 (13.22%) DHCP
20 22 (12.64%) DNS
20 22 (12.64%) Change Management
21 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP

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 23 (13.22%) Apache
2 12 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.60%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.45%) TPMS
7 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.87%) nginx
7 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.87%) WordPress
8 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.72%) IIS
9 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.15%) Confluence
10 2 (1.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.32%) Amazon S3
3 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.02%) SaaS
6 4 (2.30%) Office 365
7 2 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.15%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) SAN
2 31 (17.82%) NAS
3 23 (13.22%) DHCP
4 22 (12.64%) DNS
5 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP
6 13 (7.47%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (6.32%) Firewall
8 7 (4.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (4.02%) Internet
9 5 (2.87%) Intranet
9 5 (2.87%) LAN
9 5 (2.87%) VPN
9 5 (2.87%) WAN
10 4 (2.30%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.30%) LDAP
10 4 (2.30%) SSH
11 3 (1.72%) MPLS
12 2 (1.15%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.62%) MySQL
2 11 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.57%) GIS
8 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.60%) Subversion
3 7 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.72%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.57%) GitLab
6 1 (0.57%) RSpec
6 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (25.86%) Finance
2 26 (14.94%) Banking
3 10 (5.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Advertising
4 4 (2.30%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) LAMP
2 6 (3.45%) Middleware
3 3 (1.72%) REST
3 3 (1.72%) Web Services
4 2 (1.15%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.15%) Spring
4 2 (1.15%) XML
4 2 (1.15%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.57%) .NET
5 1 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.57%) MCollective
5 1 (0.57%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) EMC VNX
2 14 (8.05%) Clustering
3 10 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.02%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (2.30%) Replication
6 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.15%) HACMP
7 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.15%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 131 (75.29%) Linux
2 58 (33.33%) Windows
3 57 (32.76%) Unix
4 49 (28.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (20.11%) Solaris
6 19 (10.92%) Windows Server
6 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (9.77%) AIX
8 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (5.75%) Ubuntu
11 8 (4.60%) CentOS
12 6 (3.45%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.72%) Debian
14 2 (1.15%) SUSE
15 1 (0.57%) Android
15 1 (0.57%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.57%) SmartOS
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.84%) DevOps
2 37 (21.26%) Migration
3 34 (19.54%) ITIL
4 22 (12.64%) Change Management
5 15 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (8.05%) Open Source
6 14 (8.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (7.47%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.32%) Project Management
10 9 (5.17%) Time Management
11 8 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (4.60%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.60%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.02%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.02%) Server Patching
12 7 (4.02%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.56%) Python
2 31 (17.82%) Perl
3 20 (11.49%) Bash Shell
3 20 (11.49%) Ruby
4 17 (9.77%) Shell Script
5 13 (7.47%) SQL
6 9 (5.17%) Java
6 9 (5.17%) PHP
6 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.45%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.15%) C
9 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) C#
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) Go
10 1 (0.57%) Korn
10 1 (0.57%) Rust
10 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (4.60%) CCNA
2 8 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.60%) Degree
2 8 (4.60%) RHCSA
3 7 (4.02%) CCNP
3 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.02%) RHCE
3 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.30%) NCDA
5 4 (2.30%) NCIE
5 4 (2.30%) NCSA
5 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.57%) RHCA
7 1 (0.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (20.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 14 (8.05%) vSphere
5 12 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.02%) Firmware
8 7 (4.02%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (3.45%) NFS
9 6 (3.45%) Veritas File System
9 6 (3.45%) XenApp
10 4 (2.30%) KVM
10 4 (2.30%) RHEV
11 3 (1.72%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (1.72%) Postfix
11 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.15%) Samba
12 2 (1.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (26.44%) Puppet
2 30 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (14.37%) Ansible
4 23 (13.22%) NetBackup
5 10 (5.75%) Nagios
6 8 (4.60%) SCOM
7 7 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (4.02%) SCCM
8 6 (3.45%) Legato
9 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.57%) Control-M
10 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.57%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.57%) Nessus
10 1 (0.57%) OVSD
10 1 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (34.48%) VMware
2 40 (22.99%) EMC
2 40 (22.99%) Red Hat
3 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.52%) NetApp
5 18 (10.34%) Oracle
5 18 (10.34%) Veritas
6 16 (9.20%) HP
7 13 (7.47%) Brocade
7 13 (7.47%) IBM
8 12 (6.90%) Cisco
9 11 (6.32%) Sun
10 10 (5.75%) Symantec
11 9 (5.17%) Citrix
12 8 (4.60%) Dell
13 7 (4.02%) Emulex
14 5 (2.87%) Juniper
15 3 (1.72%) Remedy
15 3 (1.72%) Sophos
16 2 (1.15%) Wyse
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