The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 46 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £27.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +29.06%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
400 253 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.89% 95.47% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 200 251
Average daily rate £400 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Administrator
Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) HACMP
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) LPAR

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM