The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank - 28 46
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 2.58% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.79% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +27.90%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
483 323 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.35% 92.55% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 149 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 37
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat