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 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 90 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -19.09%
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
1195 1087 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.60% 93.07% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 728 398
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 25
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 May 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Service Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) LDAP
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (12.50%) Puppet
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) HTTP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) OpenView
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Scala
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat