The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.67% 1.02% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.05% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £375 £400 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -17.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £270 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £430 £499
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 £25.50 £49.46 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.44% +141.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 615 573 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.12% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 406 485
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 46
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 10 £398 +6.00%
Systems Administrator
South East

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

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

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Puppet
3 12 (52.17%) Ruby
3 12 (52.17%) Python
3 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
4 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) SAN
6 9 (39.13%) CentOS
6 9 (39.13%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
8 6 (26.09%) Nagios
9 5 (21.74%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) MySQL
9 5 (21.74%) Unix
9 5 (21.74%) Solaris
9 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
9 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (17.39%) GitHub
10 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (17.39%) Docker
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) Network Security
10 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 4 (17.39%) NAS
10 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 4 (17.39%) Subversion

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
2 4 (17.39%) IPv4
2 4 (17.39%) IPv6
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) CentOS
4 5 (21.74%) Solaris
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
5 3 (13.04%) Debian
5 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
1 12 (52.17%) Ruby
2 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (17.39%) Docker
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Puppet
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (26.09%) Nagios
4 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
5 3 (13.04%) Hyperic
5 3 (13.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Sun