The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Wiltshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 39 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 21 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.10% 0.35% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 0.37% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£313 £205 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.43% -48.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +27.90%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 547 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.80% 94.97% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 352 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.60 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Administrator
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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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 16 (61.54%) VMware
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (57.69%) SLA
4 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (53.85%) DHCP
5 14 (53.85%) DNS
5 14 (53.85%) ITIL
6 13 (50.00%) HP
6 13 (50.00%) Symantec
6 13 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 13 (50.00%) HP SIM
6 13 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (46.15%) Linux
8 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
8 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
9 9 (34.62%) Firewall
10 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 8 (30.77%) SCOM
11 7 (26.92%) SCCM
11 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
12 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (23.08%) 3PAR

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.85%) Apache
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DHCP
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (11.54%) OLAP
1 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) HACMP
2 1 (3.85%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.54%) ETL
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Information Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) REXX
1 1 (3.85%) Ruby
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
3 6 (23.08%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) vCloud
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 13 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 13 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (30.77%) SCOM
3 7 (26.92%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) MOM
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) Symantec
4 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Informatica
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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