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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / North East
Rank 83 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.79% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £139 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.18% -63.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £120 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £158 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £28.77
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -27.00%

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
836 820 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.78% 95.02% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 521 338
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 18 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -11 7 £250 +53.84%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) SUSE
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) iPlanet
7 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 6 (27.27%) HPUX
7 6 (27.27%) Solaris
7 6 (27.27%) JBoss
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) Sun
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) F5
7 6 (27.27%) High Availability
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Ansible
8 5 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) GitLab

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 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) iPlanet
2 6 (27.27%) JBoss
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) GitLab
2 5 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) ProC
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) AIX
4 6 (27.27%) HPUX
4 6 (27.27%) Solaris
4 6 (27.27%) SUSE
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) High Availability
1 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 2 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) VMware