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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 198 209 209
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 59 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.65% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 12
Average daily rate £348 £325 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £263 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
- +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £35.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £28.77 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-47.41% +35.38%
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
7953 8828 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.19% 93.80% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 4748 4160
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 432 468
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 26 £330 -20.00% 13
Berkshire +10 11 £425 +43.94% 9
Hampshire +10 10 £400 +6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £350 +16.27% 2
East Sussex +7 3 £328 - 1
Kent -8 2 £398 +44.54% 2
Oxfordshire -11 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £345 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 82 (66.13%) Linux
2 56 (45.16%) Unix
3 41 (33.06%) Windows
4 37 (29.84%) Red Hat
5 36 (29.03%) SAN
5 36 (29.03%) VMware
6 29 (23.39%) Finance
7 26 (20.97%) Oracle
7 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
8 24 (19.35%) Perl
9 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
9 23 (18.55%) Puppet
10 22 (17.74%) Solaris
10 22 (17.74%) Python
11 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
11 21 (16.94%) DNS
12 20 (16.13%) EMC
12 20 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (16.13%) Data Centre
13 19 (15.32%) Firewall
13 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
14 18 (14.52%) Shell Script
15 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (12.90%) Configuration Management
16 16 (12.90%) Apache
16 16 (12.90%) DevOps
16 16 (12.90%) Bash Shell
17 15 (12.10%) Ruby
17 15 (12.10%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (12.90%) Apache
2 6 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (4.84%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.03%) Liferay
3 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.23%) JBoss
4 4 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.61%) Confluence
6 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.81%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) HFM
1 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.84%) Office 365
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.03%) SAN
2 21 (16.94%) DNS
3 19 (15.32%) Firewall
3 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.10%) NAS
5 14 (11.29%) DHCP
6 10 (8.06%) HTTP
7 9 (7.26%) LDAP
7 9 (7.26%) SSH
8 7 (5.65%) Internet
8 7 (5.65%) VLAN
9 6 (4.84%) Intranet
9 6 (4.84%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.84%) LAN
9 6 (4.84%) WAN
10 5 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.42%) VPN
12 2 (1.61%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.42%) MySQL
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.61%) Big Data
5 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) DB2
6 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) MS Access
6 1 (0.81%) OLTP
6 1 (0.81%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.45%) RSpec
4 5 (4.03%) Subversion
5 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.42%) JIRA
6 2 (1.61%) Introscope
7 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.81%) GitLab
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (23.39%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Back Office
3 6 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) Middleware
2 4 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (1.61%) HTML
3 2 (1.61%) LAMP
3 2 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.61%) MCollective
3 2 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.81%) EDI
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.81%) ISPF
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.06%) Clustering
2 10 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.23%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.42%) HACMP
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.42%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (2.42%) Wiki
6 2 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 82 (66.13%) Linux
2 56 (45.16%) Unix
3 41 (33.06%) Windows
4 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
5 22 (17.74%) Solaris
6 20 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.45%) AIX
9 8 (6.45%) CentOS
10 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.23%) HPUX
11 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.42%) SUSE
12 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.61%) Android
13 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.81%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.90%) Configuration Management
1 16 (12.90%) DevOps
2 12 (9.68%) Change Management
2 12 (9.68%) High Availability
3 11 (8.87%) Migration
4 10 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.06%) Incident Management
4 10 (8.06%) Open Source
5 9 (7.26%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (6.45%) ITIL
7 7 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.65%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.23%) Project Management
9 3 (2.42%) Data Management
9 3 (2.42%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.42%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) Perl
2 22 (17.74%) Python
3 18 (14.52%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 15 (12.10%) Ruby
6 11 (8.87%) SQL
7 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.84%) Java
8 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.84%) Korn
8 6 (4.84%) PHP
9 4 (3.23%) AWK
10 3 (2.42%) C#
10 3 (2.42%) sed
11 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
1 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) DBS Check
3 5 (4.03%) LPIC
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.03%) RHCT
4 4 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.61%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.61%) MCITP
5 2 (1.61%) MCP
5 2 (1.61%) MCSA
5 2 (1.61%) MCSE
5 2 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) NCDA
6 1 (0.81%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.84%) RHEV
5 5 (4.03%) NFS
5 5 (4.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (4.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (4.03%) vSphere
6 4 (3.23%) KVM
6 4 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.61%) iptables
7 2 (1.61%) Squid
7 2 (1.61%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.81%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) qmail
8 1 (0.81%) RACF
8 1 (0.81%) Snort
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) Puppet
2 10 (8.06%) Ansible
3 7 (5.65%) Nagios
4 5 (4.03%) SCCM
5 4 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.42%) SCOM
7 2 (1.61%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.61%) WSUS
8 1 (0.81%) Cacti
8 1 (0.81%) collectd
8 1 (0.81%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.81%) Nessus
8 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (29.84%) Red Hat
2 36 (29.03%) VMware
3 26 (20.97%) Oracle
4 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.13%) EMC
6 11 (8.87%) Sun
7 10 (8.06%) Brocade
8 9 (7.26%) Citrix
9 8 (6.45%) NetApp
9 8 (6.45%) Veritas
10 7 (5.65%) Symantec
11 6 (4.84%) Cisco
12 5 (4.03%) FatWire
12 5 (4.03%) IBM
13 3 (2.42%) Dell
13 3 (2.42%) Google
13 3 (2.42%) HP
13 3 (2.42%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.42%) Veeam
14 2 (1.61%) 3PAR
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