The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 70 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £400 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +52.50%
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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
957 870 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.64% 94.26% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 469 634
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat