The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 April 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 80 51
Rank change year-on-year +13 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.56% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £308 £163 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.23% -63.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £31.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -45.41% +51.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 504 843 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.74% 92.54% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 552 331
Median daily rate £375 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 41
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +66.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 2 £279 +71.53%
Sunderland - 1 £330 - 1
Systems Administrator
North East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) GitLab
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
6 1 (9.09%) Korn
6 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) GitLab
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware