The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 61 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 9 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.40% 3.15% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 3.27% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Average daily rate £375 £263 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £200 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £7.93 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -5.88%
Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 735 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.98% 96.46% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 442 426
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £18.36 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -16 9 £375 +87.50% 3
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (41.67%) SQL
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
1 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) JBoss
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 3 (12.50%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (12.50%) IIS
6 3 (12.50%) J2EE
6 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) SMTP
6 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (12.50%) IBM Domino

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SMTP
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITSM
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) B2B
4 1 (4.17%) B2C
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Clearswift
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) Blackboard
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam