Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 79 87
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.81% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.20% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £440 £363 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.38% +68.60% -38.57%
10th Percentile £383 £329 £198
90th Percentile £500 £386 £347
South West median daily rate £433 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -1.14% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £24.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% +40.00% -54.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,864 981 1,243
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.24% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,239 693 859
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £213
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 16 39
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.14% -29.22% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.59 £15.25 £15.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -26.67%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Swindon -9 13 £440 +21.38% 4
Corsham - 3 £500 - 2
Systems Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Office 365
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) CentOS
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Puppet
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (31.25%) KVM
5 5 (31.25%) Ansible
5 5 (31.25%) Docker
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (25.00%) Dynatrace
6 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) KML
2 1 (6.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
1 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCENT
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (31.25%) KVM
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.25%) Netcool
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) Dynatrace
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas