The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 56 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.88% - 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -3.70%
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
528 291 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.79% 92.09% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 180 227
Average daily rate £363 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.00 £42.50
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 West Sussex

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Vacancies
Gatwick - 2 £300 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle