The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 100 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.23% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 1.03% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
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£325 £350 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -19.09%
Systems Administrator
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1664 1460 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.65% 94.07% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 713 556
Average daily rate £365 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 151 131
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% +15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
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 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Documentum
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) MVS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) Groovy
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
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