The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / North West
Rank 119 136 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Median daily rate £414 £339 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £304 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £369 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £27.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2516 3645 2973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.02% 94.72% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1616 2167 1718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 168 190
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Manchester +9 7 - -
Lancashire +4 3 £420 +24.44%
Cheshire - 2 £406 - 3
Merseyside -1 1 £365 - 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
3 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 8 (24.24%) Puppet
5 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 6 (18.18%) Perl
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
7 5 (15.15%) Internet
7 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 4 (12.12%) DNS
8 4 (12.12%) Veritas
8 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.12%) AIX
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Altiris
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) SCCM

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (6.06%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) GIS
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Hudson
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) Unix
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) AIX
8 3 (9.09%) CentOS
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (6.06%) Debian
9 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.03%) Solaris
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) DevOps
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Scrum
3 3 (9.09%) SDLC
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
4 2 (6.06%) Video Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) RHCSA
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.06%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
4 2 (6.06%) Ganglia
4 2 (6.06%) Salt
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Altiris
4 4 (12.12%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) SaltStack
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Infor
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Wonderware
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