Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £324 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 132 83
Rank change year-on-year +49 -49 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.47% 0.85% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.94% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £324 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -43.75% -
10th Percentile £250 £207 £339
90th Percentile £345 £330 £520
North East median daily rate £324 £225 £413
% change year-on-year +44.00% -45.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 - £11.00
10th Percentile £30.20 - £10.50
90th Percentile £31.80 - £14.50
North East median hourly rate £31.00 - £11.00

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 901 2018 1158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.64% 90.45% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 1326 715
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34% +13.28%
10th Percentile £248 £223 £218
90th Percentile £528 £500 £525
North East median daily rate £368 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +13.08% -9.72% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 100 95
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +100.00% -17.13%
10th Percentile £10.15 £12.88 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.03 £26.90
North East median hourly rate £20.57 £27.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -23.83% +80.00% -6.48%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +59 13 £322 +43.11% 1
Sunderland - 1 £330 -
Systems Administrator
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) SUSE
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 4 (28.57%) JBoss
5 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (21.43%) Sun
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) Military
5 3 (21.43%) Clustering

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 4 (28.57%) JBoss
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
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 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) SUSE
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Korn
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
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 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago