The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 18 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.00% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £28.77 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.19% +27.86%
Systems Administrator
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 151 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 99.00% 94.38% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 137 108
Average daily rate £350 £396 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) FileNet
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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