The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 130 136 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Median daily rate £348 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £241 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £20.75 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -12.24%
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
2797 3010 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.68% 95.40% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 2032 1361
Median daily rate £380 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 156 121
Median hourly rate £13.28 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Yorkshire +9 8 £345 +40.81% 6
South Yorkshire -9 4 £415 +3.75% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (56.25%) Unix
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
4 10 (31.25%) IBM
5 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Firmware
9 5 (15.63%) Intranet
9 5 (15.63%) Internet
9 5 (15.63%) Extranet
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
9 5 (15.63%) SSL
9 5 (15.63%) HTTP
9 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
9 5 (15.63%) BIG-IP

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) FileNet
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) BIG-IP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Extranet
3 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 5 (15.63%) Intranet
3 5 (15.63%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) LDAP
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.13%) MPLS
6 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Tez
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
1 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (6.25%) Servlets
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) iSeries
2 2 (6.25%) SCADA
2 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
1 18 (56.25%) Unix
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) HPUX
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 6 (18.75%) Service Management
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) E-Discovery
3 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Data Munging
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Research
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) R
5 1 (3.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCSA
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Firmware
4 4 (12.50%) Docker
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) KVM
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Xen
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) PowerHA
6 1 (3.13%) Squid
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Packer
4 1 (3.13%) Salt
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
1 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
2 10 (31.25%) IBM
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.13%) Spiceworks
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas
8 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard