The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 40 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.93% 2.44% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.58% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+141.26% -21.15%
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
209 194 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 97.21% 94.63% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 108 56
Median daily rate £400 £420 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Chester region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) X-Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Jython
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Sun