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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 121 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
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£245 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -19.67%
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
2160 1566 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.87% 93.72% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 955 777
Average daily rate £363 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 74
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £28.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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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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
Huddersfield - 3 £245 -
Leeds -28 1 £275 -19.11% 3
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
8 1 (8.33%) MS Office
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) Solaris
8 1 (8.33%) OpenView
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat