Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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.

Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 218 234
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 0 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.23% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
City of London median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +26.92%
Central London median daily rate £300 £375 £413
% change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
City of London median hourly rate - £27.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,586 5,898 6,782
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 95.50% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 4,684 5,347
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.32% +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 98
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.69% +19.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.82 £11.35
90th Percentile £30.80 £55.00 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London