The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 29 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.88% 0.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £230 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-20.72% +35.36%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
195 111 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.75% 91.74% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 29 37
Average daily rate £288 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Systems Administrator
Leicestershire

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 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) AS400
1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp