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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 128 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.08% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
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£325 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -3.70%
Systems Administrator
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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
2618 2321 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.51% 93.85% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1737 1484 920
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
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 95 118 100
Average hourly rate £13.18 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -11 8 £220 -45.00% 6
North Yorkshire -2 1 £450 +5.88% 1
South Yorkshire -22 1 £350 +25.00% 3
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Service Management
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) Solaris
5 7 (29.17%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
6 6 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (25.00%) LDAP
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
8 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) IIS
8 4 (16.67%) SonicWALL
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.50%) Puppet
9 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) CMDB
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Service Management
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView
4 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
4 1 (4.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) AppSense
6 1 (4.17%) Altiris
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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