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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 58 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 29 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.26% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
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£400 £250 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £205 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £350 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £25.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-19.60% -5.55%
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
1195 1279 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.29% 92.55% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 739 541
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 73 85
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Redhill - 13 £520 - 1
Camberley - 7 £388 -
Woking +16 2 £425 +88.88% 1
Farnham - 1 £375 -
Guildford - 1 - - 3
Staines - 1 £325 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (47.50%) SCOM
3 19 (47.50%) SCSM
4 18 (45.00%) SCOrch
5 15 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) SAN
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (20.00%) NetApp
9 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) NAS
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 7 (17.50%) LDAP
10 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.50%) Solaris
10 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.50%) UNIX
10 7 (17.50%) VB
11 6 (15.00%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (15.00%) EMC
11 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.50%) Clustering
12 5 (12.50%) NFS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (7.50%) TPMS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) NAS
2 7 (17.50%) LDAP
3 6 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) SSH
6 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.50%) Solaris
3 7 (17.50%) UNIX
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Capacity Management
1 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.50%) Logistics
7 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Security Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITSM
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) VB
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) NFS
4 1 (2.50%) iptables
4 1 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.50%) Samba
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) SCOM
1 19 (47.50%) SCSM
2 18 (45.00%) SCOrch
3 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (7.50%) Nagios
5 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.00%) Puppet
6 1 (2.50%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
6 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.50%) Cacti
6 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) NetApp
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.00%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) BMC
5 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Sun
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.50%) Altiris
8 1 (2.50%) CA
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec