The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 62 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 0.24% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.25% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £369 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-20.72% +35.36%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
681 397 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.15% 93.63% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 233 224
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.69 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £28.30 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 4 £369 - 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) RHCE
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) NFS
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) CRM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Intranet
6 1 (12.50%) L2TP
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Web Design
1 1 (12.50%) Release Management
1 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Nimsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CA