The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 77 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.68% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £350 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-20.72% +32.14%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -7 8 £350 +9.80% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £300 -14.28% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £388 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £250 -
Derbyshire - - - -
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) AS400
4 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (20.00%) Rackspace
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Apache
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) SSL
6 4 (16.00%) Dell
6 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 4 (16.00%) Subversion
6 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (16.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) SSH
6 4 (16.00%) JSON

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 4 (16.00%) SSH
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XML
1 4 (16.00%) LAMP
1 4 (16.00%) RESTful
1 4 (16.00%) Ajax
1 4 (16.00%) JSON
1 4 (16.00%) Symfony
1 4 (16.00%) CakePHP
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) AS400
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.00%) PHP
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 4 (16.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Tableau
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) JBoss