The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 29 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.23% 0.35% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.36% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£300 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 276 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 91.80% 96.50% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 133 119
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 74
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.89 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 1 £200 -
Leicester - - - -
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Agresso
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat