Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 159 167
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +53.06% -30.00%
10th Percentile £231 £288 £220
90th Percentile £331 £438 £281
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £250
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 - £20.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2955 3473 4164
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.42% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 2253 2805
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £258 £259
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 99 179
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.75 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.70 £34.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Leeds -1 2 £238 -36.67% 3
Wakefield - 2 £275 -
Huddersfield - 2 £313 - 1
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMS
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware