The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 63 68
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.15% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate - £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +18.18% -31.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.92 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.92 - -

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 719 649 810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.51% 96.72% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1415 2006
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £270 £250 £225
90th Percentile £538 £523 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 133
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.93 £15.88 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.70 £12.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +55.83% -25.65%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 29 June 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) VMS
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) FatWire
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy