The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 87 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.95% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£350 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +53.84%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1561 1397 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.64% 93.88% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 788 897
Average daily rate £339 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 76
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds +3 11 £275 -31.25% 5
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 10 (43.48%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Solaris
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 6 (26.09%) Workflow
5 5 (21.74%) NAS
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (17.39%) Samba
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Apache
7 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
7 3 (13.04%) Intranet
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) Ingres
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (8.70%) CentOS
8 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
8 2 (8.70%) Korn
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
4 1 (4.35%) Smallworld
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) Intranet
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Ingres
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) EAM
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) Korn
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Samba
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Websense
3 1 (4.35%) ESRI
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
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