Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 23 July 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 92 74
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.97% 0.45% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.47% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £444 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.51% -2.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £232 £320 £269
90th Percentile £488 £422 £395
South West median daily rate £475 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +26.67% +17.19% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £38.50
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - £38.38

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1262 1280 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.60% 95.31% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 872 874
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £248 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 58
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +106.95% -24.83%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.40 £11.12
90th Percentile £46.15 £48.90 £34.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +10.29% +60.00% +10.94%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 July 2017. 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 +2 1 £288 -15.44%
Corsham - 1 £480 -
Malmesbury - 1 £413 -
Systems Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Wiltshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Marketing
3 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) SAP
3 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
3 8 (61.54%) Electronics
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
5 6 (46.15%) NVQ Level 4
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (46.15%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Confluence
9 2 (15.38%) Puppet
10 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack

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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Redmine
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) Electronics
3 8 (61.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (61.54%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) Serverless Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) SFIA
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) NVQ Level 4
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Sophos