The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 64 64 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £298 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -1.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £327
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £32.54
% change year-on-year -51.61% -4.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 509 576 501
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.14% 96.32% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 345 309
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 £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Crawley - 1 £400 - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) RHCE
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Server Building
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) IBM

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Server Building
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
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