The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England > North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 115 66
Rank change year-on-year +67 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.42% 0.87% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.97% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
North East median daily rate £330 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -32.50%  
10th Percentile £322 £221 £335
90th Percentile £344 £330 £530
England median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
North East median hourly rate £31.00 - £11.00
10th Percentile £30.20 - £10.50
90th Percentile £31.80 - £14.50
England median hourly rate £34.75 £49.46 £20.50
% change year-on-year -29.74% +141.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 1443 797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.15% 89.18% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 2518 1723
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.75%  
10th Percentile £208 £225 £195
90th Percentile £550 £518 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 234 343
North East median hourly rate £17.24 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.42% +86.66%  
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £39.10 £36.00 £22.25
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in the North East

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in the North East

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in the North East

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Tyne and Wear +77 8 £330 +22.22% 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North East region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) SUSE
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (21.43%) Military
5 3 (21.43%) Clustering
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
5 3 (21.43%) Sun
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) GitLab
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) HPUX
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) SUSE
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
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