The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 56 58 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.93% 2.31% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 6
Median daily rate £425 £394 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +57.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £358 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £492 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+53.65% -21.15%
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
1233 1232 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.21% 94.92% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 680 757
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 58 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.25 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Camberley +5 18 £425 +9.67%
Guildford +5 3 £450 - 1
Woking -1 2 £388 -8.82% 1
Epsom - 2 - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 60 (86.96%) Linux
2 48 (69.57%) Unix
3 43 (62.32%) SAN
4 36 (52.17%) Finance
5 32 (46.38%) Solaris
6 31 (44.93%) Red Hat
7 30 (43.48%) Migration
8 28 (40.58%) EMC
8 28 (40.58%) NAS
9 26 (37.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (37.68%) Banking
10 23 (33.33%) Windows
11 22 (31.88%) NetApp
12 20 (28.99%) Veritas
13 18 (26.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 17 (24.64%) Change Management
15 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
16 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
16 14 (20.29%) NetBackup
17 13 (18.84%) Performance Monitoring
18 12 (17.39%) Brocade
18 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
18 12 (17.39%) DHCP
19 11 (15.94%) Sun
19 11 (15.94%) Perl
19 11 (15.94%) Oracle
20 10 (14.49%) AIX
20 10 (14.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
21 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 7 (10.14%) TPMS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (62.32%) SAN
2 28 (40.58%) NAS
3 12 (17.39%) DHCP
3 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.04%) DNS
4 9 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.80%) Firewall
6 3 (4.35%) SSH
7 2 (2.90%) LDAP
8 1 (1.45%) FTP
8 1 (1.45%) LAN
8 1 (1.45%) SMTP
8 1 (1.45%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) WAN
8 1 (1.45%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) OLTP
4 1 (1.45%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) RSpec
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 26 (37.68%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Clustering
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
1 9 (13.04%) EMC VMAX
1 9 (13.04%) EMC VNX
1 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) HACMP
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Linux
2 48 (69.57%) Unix
3 32 (46.38%) Solaris
4 26 (37.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (33.33%) Windows
6 10 (14.49%) AIX
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) CentOS
10 1 (1.45%) SUSE
10 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Migration
2 17 (24.64%) Change Management
3 13 (18.84%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (11.59%) DevOps
5 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.14%) Server Patching
6 6 (8.70%) Open Source
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.25%) Time Management
8 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.80%) High Availability
8 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.35%) ITIL
9 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.45%) CRM
11 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
2 11 (15.94%) Perl
3 7 (10.14%) Bourne shell
3 7 (10.14%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) AWK
5 2 (2.90%) Korn
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) NCDA
2 4 (5.80%) NCIE
2 4 (5.80%) NCSA
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (11.59%) Firmware
4 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.14%) Veritas File System
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.35%) RHEV
7 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.90%) NFS
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.45%) iptables
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.59%) Puppet
3 6 (8.70%) Legato
4 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.90%) Ansible
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.45%) vRealize
6 1 (1.45%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Red Hat
2 28 (40.58%) EMC
3 22 (31.88%) NetApp
4 20 (28.99%) Veritas
5 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.39%) Brocade
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle
7 11 (15.94%) Sun
8 9 (13.04%) IBM
9 8 (11.59%) Emulex
9 8 (11.59%) HP
9 8 (11.59%) VMware
10 7 (10.14%) Symantec
11 6 (8.70%) Dell
12 2 (2.90%) Aveksa
12 2 (2.90%) Citrix
13 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.45%) Cisco
13 1 (1.45%) Sybase