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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 112 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
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£450 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.21% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £431 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.77 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.77% -2.22%
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
2325 2165 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.04% 93.84% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1270 955
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 106 164
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +8 11 £450 +100.00% 8
North Yorkshire -1 2 £325 -40.90% 2
South Yorkshire -4 1 £250 -16.66%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) Solaris
1 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 17 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 11 (32.35%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) LDAP
4 10 (29.41%) DNS
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Workflow
8 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) NAS
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.71%) Change Management
9 5 (14.71%) Samba
10 4 (11.76%) Apache
10 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
10 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (8.82%) DevOps
11 3 (8.82%) SQL
11 3 (8.82%) Ingres
11 3 (8.82%) Cisco
11 3 (8.82%) VMware

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) LDAP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Ingres
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Solaris
1 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Service Management
2 7 (20.59%) Workflow
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Samba
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
4 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) IBM