The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 99 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £363 £220 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.77% -45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -21.15%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1482 1336 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.92% 94.89% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 935 810
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 33
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Leeds region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks
2 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard