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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 35 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.41% - 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £235
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 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
265 283 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 93.64% 91.59% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 125 102
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -35.00%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £500 -
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Agresso
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) AS400
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco