The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 37 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.62% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
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 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
298 357 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.55% 89.70% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 275 228
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) RHCT
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCT
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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