The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 56 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.15% 1.01% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.05% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate £350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £28.77 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.95% +27.86%
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
659 666 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.41% 96.38% 88.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 453 321
Average daily rate £375 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.94% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 3 £388 +19.23%
Salisbury - 2 £248 -
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Military
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) Cloudera
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) Data Guard

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Cloudera
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) i2
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp