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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 104 109 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.76% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +46.98%
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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
2192 2115 2599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.76% 93.50% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1133 1374
Average daily rate £333 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 140 129
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +3 8 £350 -12.50% 2
South Yorkshire +2 2 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £388 - 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Apache
4 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) MySQL
5 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
5 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) UNIX
6 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
7 7 (18.42%) Hudson
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) HP
8 6 (15.79%) Internet
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.79%) Jackrabbit
8 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) CMS
8 6 (15.79%) Magnolia
9 5 (13.16%) Debian
9 5 (13.16%) Solaris
10 4 (10.53%) JBoss
10 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.53%) WebLogic

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (31.58%) Apache
2 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.79%) CMS
3 6 (15.79%) Magnolia
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.26%) nginx
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
7 1 (2.63%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) LDAP
3 3 (7.89%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.26%) OpenVPN
4 2 (5.26%) InfiniBand
5 1 (2.63%) FTP
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Hudson
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
2 1 (2.63%) GIS
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) Debian
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.26%) CentOS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Web Development
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) EAM
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Workflow
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) qmail
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Squid
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) HP
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.26%) Meru Networks
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Websense
7 1 (2.63%) ESRI
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk