The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £319 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -51.61% -4.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 270 264 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.77% 96.70% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 187
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +37.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Leicester - 4 £319 -
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) QMS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) BPR
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) BPR
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (25.00%) QMS
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle