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 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 75 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 2.16% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.28% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 6
Median daily rate £458 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.48 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+97.46% -16.32%
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
1216 1272 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.93% 94.71% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 724 704
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 59
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -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 31 July 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 31 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
Reigate +4 4 £475 +171.42% 2
Camberley -10 4 £425 +13.33%
Guildford +5 2 £450 - 1
Redhill -11 2 £475 +41.79%
Egham - 2 £350 -
Staines -9 1 £450 +12.50%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 58 (85.29%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) Unix
3 38 (55.88%) Finance
3 38 (55.88%) SAN
4 34 (50.00%) Migration
5 33 (48.53%) Solaris
6 29 (42.65%) NAS
7 28 (41.18%) EMC
8 27 (39.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (38.24%) Banking
9 26 (38.24%) Red Hat
10 21 (30.88%) NetApp
11 20 (29.41%) Windows
12 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.00%) Veritas
12 17 (25.00%) Change Management
13 15 (22.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 15 (22.06%) Puppet
14 14 (20.59%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (19.12%) DevOps
15 13 (19.12%) Brocade
15 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
15 13 (19.12%) Python
16 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
16 12 (17.65%) Ruby
16 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
17 11 (16.18%) Perl
17 11 (16.18%) WebLogic

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 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
1 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.82%) TPMS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.88%) SAN
2 29 (42.65%) NAS
3 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (8.82%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) SSH
7 2 (2.94%) DNS
8 1 (1.47%) FTP
8 1 (1.47%) LAN
8 1 (1.47%) LDAP
8 1 (1.47%) SMTP
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.29%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 26 (38.24%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) EMC VNX
1 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 7 (10.29%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 58 (85.29%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) Unix
3 33 (48.53%) Solaris
4 27 (39.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (29.41%) Windows
6 9 (13.24%) AIX
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.47%) SUSE
11 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Migration
2 17 (25.00%) Change Management
3 14 (20.59%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (19.12%) DevOps
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (10.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) Open Source
5 7 (10.29%) Server Patching
6 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) High Availability
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) Python
2 12 (17.65%) Ruby
2 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 11 (16.18%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Bourne shell
5 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) NCDA
2 4 (5.88%) NCIE
2 4 (5.88%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (10.29%) Firmware
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.82%) Veritas File System
4 6 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.41%) RHEV
7 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.47%) Docker
8 1 (1.47%) NFS
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Puppet
2 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
3 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (14.71%) Ansible
5 6 (8.82%) Legato
6 4 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.47%) Salt
7 1 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) EMC
2 26 (38.24%) Red Hat
3 21 (30.88%) NetApp
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.00%) Veritas
5 13 (19.12%) Brocade
6 9 (13.24%) IBM
6 9 (13.24%) Sun
7 8 (11.76%) HP
7 8 (11.76%) VMware
8 7 (10.29%) Emulex
8 7 (10.29%) Symantec
9 6 (8.82%) Dell
10 5 (7.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.94%) Citrix
12 1 (1.47%) Adobe
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco
12 1 (1.47%) SAP
12 1 (1.47%) Sybase
12 1 (1.47%) Veeam