The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 44 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.74% 3.58% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 3.74% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£400 £288 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £206 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £306 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -5.45%
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
374 294 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.57% 95.77% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 171 152
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 41
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.69 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -46.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.85 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £30.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Sheffield -13 2 £375 +25.52% 6
Barnsley - 1 £426 - 1
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (25.00%) Graphite
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
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