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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 103 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 21 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
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£390 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +38.88%
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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
2442 2095 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.40% 93.49% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1205 1131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 113 138
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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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 +11 21 £390 -8.23% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 5
South Yorkshire - - - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 16 (47.06%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Solaris
3 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) SAN
5 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) NAS
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Workflow
6 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 6 (17.65%) Apache
6 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
7 5 (14.71%) Samba
7 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) LDAP
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
9 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (8.82%) Ingres
9 3 (8.82%) Java
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
1 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Magnolia
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.94%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) NAS
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) LDAP
4 3 (8.82%) Intranet
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Ingres
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Open Source
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) GIS
1 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Solaris
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Debian
5 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Workflow
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) People Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) EAM
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Korn
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Samba
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) HP
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.94%) ESRI
6 1 (2.94%) Websense
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