Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 95 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.37% 1.43% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.50% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 47
Surrey median daily rate £400 £458 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.57% +40.77% +22.64%
10th Percentile £242 £306 £203
90th Percentile £539 £488 £427
South East median daily rate £386 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -3.44% +21.21% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2633 2205 2587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.29% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1448 1573
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 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
Redhill -6 6 £386 -18.68%
Guildford -1 5 £225 - 1
Epsom -16 5 £388 -
Camberley +1 3 £438 +2.94%
Staines +6 2 £513 +13.89% 1
Woking +4 1 £450 +18.42%
Dorking - 1 £250 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Unix
3 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (44.74%) Red Hat
5 16 (42.11%) Solaris
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) SAN
8 9 (23.68%) NetBackup
9 8 (21.05%) VMware
9 8 (21.05%) Brocade
9 8 (21.05%) Veritas
9 8 (21.05%) Perl
9 8 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle
10 7 (18.42%) Sun
10 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
10 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (18.42%) NAS
11 6 (15.79%) nginx
11 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (15.79%) Firewall
11 6 (15.79%) Nagios
11 6 (15.79%) NetApp
11 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
11 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
11 6 (15.79%) HAProxy
12 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (7.89%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (18.42%) NAS
4 6 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) FTP
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (7.89%) SSH
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.53%) Banking
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) SOAP
1 2 (5.26%) WSDL
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) XSL
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Unix
3 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Solaris
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.89%) CentOS
7 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
1 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) High Availability
3 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Server Patching
6 1 (2.63%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Bourne shell
5 3 (7.89%) AWK
5 3 (7.89%) Korn
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) RHCE
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) OCA
2 3 (7.89%) OCP
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) NFS
2 5 (13.16%) Veritas File System
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.89%) GlusterFS
4 3 (7.89%) Sendmail
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Samba
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.79%) HAProxy
2 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 6 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (13.16%) Puppet
4 3 (7.89%) Ansible
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (7.89%) SnapMirror
4 3 (7.89%) SnapVault
5 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM
5 2 (5.26%) SCOM
6 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.63%) Control-M
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) Brocade
2 8 (21.05%) Veritas
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Sun
4 6 (15.79%) NetApp
5 5 (13.16%) EMC
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) StorageTek
8 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) Juniper
8 2 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.26%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.63%) Sybase
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec