The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 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 / Surrey
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 71 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 19 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.54% 1.93% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.02% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 18
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £135 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £432
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1164 1188 1236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.56% 95.42% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 778 703
Median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
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 Surrey

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Redhill - 7 £386 - 1
Camberley +7 6 £444 +4.41%
Guildford -4 1 - - 2
Weybridge - 1 £250 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 38 (90.48%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) Red Hat
3 30 (71.43%) Unix
4 27 (64.29%) Solaris
5 24 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (52.38%) SAN
6 22 (52.38%) Veritas
7 21 (50.00%) Sun
7 21 (50.00%) Oracle
7 21 (50.00%) NetBackup
8 19 (45.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (42.86%) NAS
9 18 (42.86%) Finance
10 17 (40.48%) Veritas File System
11 15 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (35.71%) High Availability
12 14 (33.33%) Symantec
13 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
14 12 (28.57%) Change Management
14 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
15 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (26.19%) Legal
15 11 (26.19%) Change Control
16 9 (21.43%) VMware
16 9 (21.43%) Perl
16 9 (21.43%) EMC
17 8 (19.05%) Windows
17 8 (19.05%) Nagios
17 8 (19.05%) Brocade
17 8 (19.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation

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 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) SAN
2 18 (42.86%) NAS
3 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (11.90%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (9.52%) FTP
5 4 (9.52%) SSH
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) VLAN
6 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) Intranet
7 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.38%) LDAP
8 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.38%) VSAN
8 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.38%) Hudson
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Legal
3 7 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Linux
2 30 (71.43%) Unix
3 27 (64.29%) Solaris
4 24 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
6 5 (11.90%) CentOS
7 4 (9.52%) AIX
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.76%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) High Availability
2 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
3 12 (28.57%) Change Management
3 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 11 (26.19%) Change Control
5 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Server Building
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.38%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) Bourne shell
4 4 (9.52%) AWK
4 4 (9.52%) Korn
5 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) RHCE
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) OCA
2 4 (9.52%) OCP
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (9.52%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.38%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (40.48%) Veritas File System
3 4 (9.52%) GlusterFS
3 4 (9.52%) NFS
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.38%) vCloud
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (19.05%) Nagios
2 8 (19.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (7.14%) EMC Navisphere
5 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (7.14%) vCenter Server
6 2 (4.76%) Ansible
6 2 (4.76%) BladeLogic
6 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.76%) vMotion
7 1 (2.38%) Control-M
7 1 (2.38%) OpenView
7 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Red Hat
2 22 (52.38%) Veritas
3 21 (50.00%) Oracle
3 21 (50.00%) Sun
4 14 (33.33%) Symantec
5 9 (21.43%) EMC
5 9 (21.43%) VMware
6 8 (19.05%) Brocade
7 6 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (9.52%) StorageTek
9 3 (7.14%) NetApp
10 2 (4.76%) Apple
10 2 (4.76%) Dell
10 2 (4.76%) IBM
11 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.38%) BMC
11 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (2.38%) SAP
11 1 (2.38%) Splunk
11 1 (2.38%) Sybase
Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago