The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 123 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Average daily rate £380 £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.26 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £28.77 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.19% +27.86%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2765 2425 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.79% 94.91% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 1601 1269
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 118 103
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £25.00 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -12 9 £250 -44.44% 5
South Yorkshire - 5 £415 - 3
North Yorkshire +4 1 £313 -3.84% 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Unix
4 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.71%) IBM
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) SAN
5 9 (25.71%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.00%) AIX
8 5 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.43%) Network Security
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
9 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
9 4 (11.43%) EMC
9 4 (11.43%) SUSE
9 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) MySQL
9 4 (11.43%) JBoss
9 4 (11.43%) Apache
9 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
9 4 (11.43%) Java
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.43%) Solaris
9 4 (11.43%) LDAP
9 4 (11.43%) Veritas
9 4 (11.43%) HP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) JBoss
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.86%) FileNet
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Jetty
4 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) NAS
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) IPsec
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) JConsole
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.86%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.86%) YourKit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LAMP
1 3 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Java EE
3 1 (2.86%) JMS
3 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Servlets
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Unix
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (20.00%) AIX
7 4 (11.43%) Solaris
7 4 (11.43%) SUSE
8 3 (8.57%) CentOS
8 3 (8.57%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) HPUX
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
1 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (8.57%) DevOps
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.86%) C-shell
3 1 (2.86%) Korn
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) KVM
2 3 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (5.71%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) Samba
4 1 (2.86%) Squid
4 1 (2.86%) Varnish
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Cacti
2 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.86%) logstash
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.71%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) EMC
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Veritas
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Capita
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) New Relic
5 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
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