The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 106 93
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.41% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.26 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £28.77
% change year-on-year
-45.21% -4.83%

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
1393 1886 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.47% 96.18% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 1272 1138
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 73
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.45 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) VMware GSX
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware GSX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) QRadar
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk