The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £245 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.61% 0.15% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.16% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £245 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £31.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -45.41% +51.21%  

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 625 631 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.84% 95.32% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 425 422
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.90 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) pfSense
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) SFIA
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Redmine
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

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 (60.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) FileMaker
1 1 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Redmine
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SFIA
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CLAS
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) pfSense
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos