Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 150 171
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.76% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.66% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 12
Hampshire median daily rate £381 £350 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +7.20% +4.06%
10th Percentile £229 £301 £313
90th Percentile £406 £485 £512
South East median daily rate £387 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -3.28% +21.21% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.50 £49.46 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.44% +266.37% -22.30%
10th Percentile £25.25 £41.96 £9.95
90th Percentile £25.75 £49.46 £17.85
South East median hourly rate £26.25 £46.96 £12.00
% change year-on-year -44.10% +291.33% -38.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3390 3615 4193
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 92.48% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2250 2566
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 246 277
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.62 £53.13 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Hampshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Havant - 9 £400 -
Southampton +6 4 £225 -28.00% 4
Basingstoke - 3 £295 -
Hook +9 1 £388 +15.67%
Fareham -3 1 £320 -1.54%
Aldershot - 1 £300 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Red Hat
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (40.74%) SAN
5 10 (37.04%) Solaris
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (33.33%) Korn
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle Clusterware
7 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
7 8 (29.63%) AIX
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Unix
10 4 (14.81%) Firewall
10 4 (14.81%) Veeam
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Impala
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Solaris
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) AIX
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.70%) Debian
10 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
1 2 (7.41%) Server Building
2 1 (3.70%) Change Management
2 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (3.70%) High Availability
2 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.70%) Security Hardening
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Korn
2 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) RHCE
3 1 (3.70%) RHCSA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
5 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (3.70%) HDFS
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.70%) Oozie
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Red Hat
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Veeam
6 3 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Veritas
8 1 (3.70%) Acronis
8 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec