The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 63 62
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.99% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.03% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £400 £363 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -51.61% -4.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 786 874 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.50% 96.57% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 609 551
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 27
Median hourly rate £23.84 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.42% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Bristol

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Gluster
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
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