The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 61 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 33 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.29% 0.78% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 0.85% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £198 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £307 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -19.67%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1328 1177 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.09% 92.17% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 707 675
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 61
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Surrey region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Surrey region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Staines - 6 £400 - 1
Reigate - 3 £175 -
Redhill -7 2 £335 - 1
Woking - 2 £305 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £425 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Linux
3 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
4 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
4 20 (32.26%) Finance
5 19 (30.65%) VMware
6 18 (29.03%) SAN
6 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 16 (25.81%) UNIX
8 15 (24.19%) SCOM
9 14 (22.58%) Incident Management
9 14 (22.58%) SCOrch
9 14 (22.58%) SCSM
10 12 (19.35%) Capacity Management
10 12 (19.35%) Firewall
11 11 (17.74%) Oracle
11 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
11 11 (17.74%) Citrix
12 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.13%) NAS
12 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
13 9 (14.52%) EMC
14 8 (12.90%) NetApp
14 8 (12.90%) Solaris
14 8 (12.90%) DNS
14 8 (12.90%) Ruby
14 8 (12.90%) Puppet
15 7 (11.29%) vSphere

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (8.06%) IIS
1 5 (8.06%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) TPMS
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) SAN
2 12 (19.35%) Firewall
3 10 (16.13%) NAS
4 8 (12.90%) DNS
5 7 (11.29%) VPN
5 7 (11.29%) LDAP
6 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.45%) SSH
8 2 (3.23%) DHCP
8 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.61%) VoIP
9 1 (1.61%) SMTP
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Essbase
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) RSpec
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Electronics
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
1 2 (3.23%) EDI
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Linux
3 16 (25.81%) UNIX
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Solaris
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Incident Management
2 12 (19.35%) Capacity Management
3 7 (11.29%) DevOps
3 7 (11.29%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.23%) Open Source
7 2 (3.23%) Release Management
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.61%) Server Building
8 1 (1.61%) SDLC
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.90%) Ruby
3 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) VB
4 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) CCNA
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) RHCE
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) vSphere
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
5 5 (8.06%) NFS
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.84%) RHEV
7 2 (3.23%) iptables
7 2 (3.23%) Samba
8 1 (1.61%) Firmware
8 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) SCOM
2 14 (22.58%) SCOrch
2 14 (22.58%) SCSM
3 8 (12.90%) Puppet
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (4.84%) Cacti
5 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
3 19 (30.65%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) EMC
6 8 (12.90%) NetApp
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco
7 6 (9.68%) Sun
7 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.06%) Juniper
8 5 (8.06%) Veeam
9 4 (6.45%) HP
10 3 (4.84%) Brocade
11 2 (3.23%) Veritas
11 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.23%) BMC
12 1 (1.61%) CA
12 1 (1.61%) CommVault