The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 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.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 67 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £430 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 695 717 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.29% 95.73% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 396 378
Median daily rate £406 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Opsview
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) Liferay
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VCP5
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Opsview
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) FatWire
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat