The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 94 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £320 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £320 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -10.90%
Systems Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1514 1194 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.23% 95.29% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 669 528
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.73 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £310 - 1
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Nagios
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) nginx
5 4 (26.67%) Puppet
5 4 (26.67%) PHP-FPM
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) Hyperic
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Extranet
7 2 (13.33%) AIX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMTP
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Extranet
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) PHP-FPM
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) SIEM
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) GPFS
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Planview
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Altrincham, Cheshire
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