Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 19 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.00% 1.33% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.39% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Swindon median daily rate £375 £340 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +18.26% -
10th Percentile £297 £198 £269
90th Percentile £424 £399 £337
Wiltshire median daily rate £414 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +21.69% - -12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 652 646 821
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 95.14% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 472 601
Swindon median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 30
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.45% -12.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.24
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -25.68% +74.12% -2.02%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Swindon over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Nagios
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware