The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 91 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £319 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -51.61% -4.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1461 1589 1607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.56% 96.42% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 935 881
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 64 99
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +5.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 4 £319 -
Northamptonshire 0 3 £338 +14.89% 1
Lincolnshire -7 1 £160 -50.76%
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) OVSD
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) BPR
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (8.33%) ERP
1 1 (8.33%) High Availability
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (8.33%) ITSM
1 1 (8.33%) Logistics
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (8.33%) QMS
1 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (8.33%) Service Management
1 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle