The first table below looks at the demand for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 47 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 1.55% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.64% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £369 £293 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% -31.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £287 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £299 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
515 305 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 91.96% 94.43% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 193 151
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 23
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Administrator
Wales

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -16 3 £388 -
Newport - 2 - -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Administrator
Wales

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) IIS
4 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) SAP XI
5 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
5 3 (13.64%) SIEM
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) RHCE
5 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Solaris

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 3 (13.64%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) ADSL
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.55%) SNMP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Intranet
6 1 (4.55%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SAP XI
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) SIEM
2 1 (4.55%) Web Design
2 1 (4.55%) Security Management
2 1 (4.55%) Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Use Case
2 1 (4.55%) Release Management
2 1 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) Nimsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) Sage
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix