Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire 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.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 74 75
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.49% 0.61% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% +39.13%
10th Percentile £233 £350 £291
90th Percentile £278 £350 £468
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £40.84
% change year-on-year +37.14% -57.15% +77.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 566 760 942
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.18% 92.80% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 472 527
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £158 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% +28.79%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.26 £45.85 £50.49
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 2 £250 -28.57%
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) SmoothWall
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SmoothWall
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware