The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / Wales
Rank 58 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 1.37% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.43% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%

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
611 559 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.37% 95.56% 98.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 391 404
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 41
Median hourly rate £12.79 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.06% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
South Wales +11 4 £450 +40.62%
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Wales region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) logstash
4 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
4 1 (14.29%) Kibana
4 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SaltStack