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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 103 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Median daily rate £430 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.52% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+53.65% -21.15%
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
1946 1910 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.10% 95.12% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1270 1140
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 64
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Halifax - 9 £443 -
Leeds -8 5 £363 +64.77% 6
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) IBM
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) Intranet
7 6 (27.27%) Internet
7 6 (27.27%) Extranet
7 6 (27.27%) HTTP
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) SSL
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 6 (27.27%) Firmware
7 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
7 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 6 (27.27%) F5
7 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (22.73%) E-Discovery

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 5 (22.73%) FileNet
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) Extranet
2 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) Intranet
2 6 (27.27%) SSL
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
1 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
1 1 (4.55%) Informatics
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) SUSE
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) HPUX
10 1 (4.55%) Solaris
10 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) E-Discovery
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Research
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Firmware
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) IBM
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Spiceworks
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard