The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 48 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.40% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £275 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.48 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+97.46% -16.32%
Systems Administrator
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 582 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.21% 95.72% 97.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 435 436
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +10 1 £200 -46.66%
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 South Wales region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware