The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 28 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.04% - 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% - 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
Systems Administrator
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 169 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.60% 88.95% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 46
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat