The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 570 586 523
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 24 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.025% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.027% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 25
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£389 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +7 22 £400 +2.56% 18
London +9 15 £425 +8.97% 12
West Midlands -8 4 £338 -
South East -6 2 - - 4
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
North East - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) SAN
3 19 (40.43%) VMware
4 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (34.04%) Linux
6 14 (29.79%) HP
6 14 (29.79%) NAS
7 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
7 13 (27.66%) UNIX
8 12 (25.53%) Oracle
9 10 (21.28%) Citrix
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.15%) NetApp
10 9 (19.15%) Cisco
10 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.89%) ITIL
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.77%) Change Management
13 6 (12.77%) IIS
14 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.64%) LAN
14 5 (10.64%) SMTP
14 5 (10.64%) HPUX
14 5 (10.64%) CA
14 5 (10.64%) SharePoint

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.38%) Lync
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) SAN
2 14 (29.79%) NAS
3 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) LAN
4 5 (10.64%) SMTP
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall
5 4 (8.51%) DNS
6 3 (6.38%) DHCP
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 2 (4.26%) HTTP
7 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) LDAP
8 1 (2.13%) SNMP
8 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.04%) Linux
4 13 (27.66%) UNIX
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) HPUX
8 4 (8.51%) CentOS
9 3 (6.38%) AIX
9 3 (6.38%) Solaris
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.13%) VMS
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.64%) Change Control
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.51%) Perl
2 3 (6.38%) VBA
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Korn
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
3 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) Samba
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) vCloud
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) ARCserve
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Nagios
5 1 (2.13%) OpenView
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.13%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) HP
3 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
4 12 (25.53%) Oracle
5 10 (21.28%) Citrix
6 9 (19.15%) NetApp
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) CA
9 4 (8.51%) Altiris
9 4 (8.51%) Symantec
10 3 (6.38%) Brocade
10 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.26%) McAfee
11 2 (4.26%) IBM
11 2 (4.26%) Dell
12 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.13%) Veritas
12 1 (2.13%) BMC
12 1 (2.13%) AppSense
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