The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank - 31 28
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.58% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.70% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
371 235 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.38% 92.89% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 147 119
Average daily rate £350 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) UAG
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) L2TP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) EDRMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft