The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 60 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.95% 3.46% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 3.60% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 5
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £482
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 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 1113 1250 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.24% 96.15% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 100 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £51.00 £50.00
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 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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Epsom +6 12 - -
Guildford +2 1 - - 2
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

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

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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (88.57%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Red Hat
3 25 (71.43%) Solaris
4 24 (68.57%) Veritas
5 23 (65.71%) SAN
5 23 (65.71%) Sun
5 23 (65.71%) Oracle
5 23 (65.71%) Unix
6 22 (62.86%) Veritas File System
6 22 (62.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 22 (62.86%) NAS
6 22 (62.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 22 (62.86%) High Availability
7 21 (60.00%) Symantec
7 21 (60.00%) NetBackup
8 20 (57.14%) Finance
9 18 (51.43%) Service Delivery
10 17 (48.57%) Change Management
10 17 (48.57%) Legal
10 17 (48.57%) Problem Management
10 17 (48.57%) Change Control
10 17 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (22.86%) Nagios
12 8 (22.86%) VPN
12 8 (22.86%) DNS
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
14 6 (17.14%) Perl
14 6 (17.14%) FTP
14 6 (17.14%) Firewall

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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) SAN
2 22 (62.86%) NAS
3 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) Firewall
4 6 (17.14%) FTP
5 5 (14.29%) SSH
6 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
7 3 (8.57%) DHCP
7 3 (8.57%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) Intranet
7 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) DVB
8 1 (2.86%) HTTP
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) LDAP
8 1 (2.86%) SMTP
8 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) LAMP
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 3 (8.57%) EMC VNX
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) MPEG
5 1 (2.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Solaris
3 23 (65.71%) Unix
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Debian
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.86%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.86%) HPUX
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) High Availability
2 18 (51.43%) Service Delivery
3 17 (48.57%) Change Control
3 17 (48.57%) Change Management
3 17 (48.57%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.43%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Server Building
8 1 (2.86%) Data Security
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.86%) CEH
1 1 (2.86%) RHCT
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 22 (62.86%) Veritas File System
2 5 (14.29%) NFS
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) Docker
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (22.86%) Nagios
3 5 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (11.43%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (11.43%) Puppet
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (5.71%) vMotion
7 1 (2.86%) Ansible
7 1 (2.86%) Control-M
7 1 (2.86%) OpenView
7 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Red Hat
2 24 (68.57%) Veritas
3 23 (65.71%) Oracle
3 23 (65.71%) Sun
4 21 (60.00%) Symantec
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 5 (14.29%) Brocade
7 4 (11.43%) NetApp
8 3 (8.57%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) HP
10 1 (2.86%) Apple
10 1 (2.86%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) IBM
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.86%) SAP
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