The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 80 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.04% 0.86% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 0
Median daily rate £300 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -12.24%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1115 985 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.02% 94.35% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 604 341
Median daily rate £347 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.17 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -7 23 £300 -17.24% 7
Durham - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 North East region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Unix
2 16 (48.48%) Solaris
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
5 11 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (30.30%) SLA
6 10 (30.30%) SAN
7 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 9 (27.27%) CentOS
7 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Puppet
8 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (24.24%) AAT
8 8 (24.24%) Change Management
8 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (24.24%) Server Building
9 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) Ansible
9 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
9 7 (21.21%) Operations Management
10 6 (18.18%) ZABBIX
10 6 (18.18%) Firmware
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 5 (15.15%) VMware
11 5 (15.15%) Nagios
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) MySQL

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (15.15%) Apache
1 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) DataStage
3 2 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Hudson
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) GitLab
3 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) HACMP
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Unix
2 16 (48.48%) Solaris
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) CentOS
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.12%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (24.24%) Server Building
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Operations Management
4 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
4 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) DevOps
5 5 (15.15%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Compliance Management
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Jython
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) C-shell
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) AAT
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Firmware
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) GPFS
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
3 2 (6.06%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) Gluster
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) LXC
4 1 (3.03%) Samba
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) ZABBIX
4 5 (15.15%) Nagios
5 3 (9.09%) OpenNMS
5 3 (9.09%) Zenoss
6 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) Graphite
6 1 (3.03%) Graylog
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.03%) Icinga
6 1 (3.03%) logstash
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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