The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 23 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.70% - 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £126
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +41.86%
Systems Administrator
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 165 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.81% 90.16% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 48
Average daily rate £294 £312 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £443 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.06 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Systems Administrator
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) nginx

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat