The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 88 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.79% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.83% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £344 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -18.00%
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
1718 1449 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.60% 95.58% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 781 613
Median daily rate £383 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 64
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (28.57%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Apache
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet
6 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Clustering
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) SUSE
7 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) HPUX
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Liferay
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) MRTG
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Introscope
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) CGI
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) SAX
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Health Informatics
3 2 (9.52%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) HACMP
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) LPAR
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) AIX
4 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) HPUX
7 3 (14.29%) SUSE
7 3 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.52%) Debian
9 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.76%) CentOS
9 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
9 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) RPG IV
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) GPFS
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) CA Wily
3 1 (4.76%) Cacti
3 1 (4.76%) Graylog
3 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) nmon
3 1 (4.76%) OpenNebula
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.76%) Pacemaker
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Endeca
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) IFS
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas
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