The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 75 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.10% 0.83% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.87% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £419 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +67.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -12.24%
Systems Administrator
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1095 805 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.17% 95.04% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 543 337
Median daily rate £375 £440 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 34
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +31.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £12.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 24 £325 -22.38% 3
Sunderland - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
North East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Unix
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 18 (46.15%) Solaris
4 17 (43.59%) Red Hat
5 11 (28.21%) Incident Management
5 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.21%) High Availability
5 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
6 10 (25.64%) SLA
6 10 (25.64%) Apache
6 10 (25.64%) SAN
6 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) CentOS
7 9 (23.08%) Puppet
7 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (20.51%) AAT
8 8 (20.51%) Ansible
8 8 (20.51%) Change Management
8 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (20.51%) Firewall
8 8 (20.51%) ITIL
8 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) AIX
8 8 (20.51%) Clustering
9 7 (17.95%) Operations Management
9 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
9 7 (17.95%) HPUX

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.64%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) iPlanet
3 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 5 (12.82%) JBoss
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.56%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) GitHub
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.13%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) DataStage
3 2 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Hudson
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) GitLab
3 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.56%) ProC
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) HACMP
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Unix
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 18 (46.15%) Solaris
4 10 (25.64%) CentOS
5 8 (20.51%) AIX
5 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 7 (17.95%) HPUX
6 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.38%) SUSE
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) High Availability
1 11 (28.21%) Incident Management
2 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
3 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Operations Management
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
4 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.38%) Server Building
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Compliance Management
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Python
2 5 (12.82%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Ruby
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Jython
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) C
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) AAT
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Firmware
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (5.13%) GPFS
3 2 (5.13%) KVM
3 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Xen
4 1 (2.56%) Gluster
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) ZABBIX
4 5 (12.82%) Nagios
5 3 (7.69%) OpenNMS
5 3 (7.69%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Graphite
6 1 (2.56%) Graylog
6 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.56%) Icinga
6 1 (2.56%) logstash
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) SCOM
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) F5
3 6 (15.38%) Sun
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Rackspace
5 4 (10.26%) Veritas
6 3 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) Google
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) SaltStack