Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.18% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.98% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Guildford median daily rate £225 - £263
10th Percentile £213 - £244
90th Percentile £456 - £281
Surrey median daily rate £400 £458 £325
% change year-on-year -12.57% +40.77% +22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 222 204 212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 95.33% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 128 114
Guildford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £146 £129 £252
90th Percentile £552 £538 £484
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.15% +71.43% -7.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.79 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
% change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Guildford

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Guildford

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Guildford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in Guildford

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Guildford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix