The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 99 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.063% 0.063% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.065% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £288 £128 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.49% -60.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -12.24%
Systems Administrator
England

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
1522 1530 1454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.90% 96.23% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 912 754
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 98 110
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £288 +125.49% 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Icinga
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Icinga
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft