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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 71 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.58% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.61% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £30.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+48.20% +30.43%
Systems 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
781 661 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 95.38% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 486 454
Median daily rate £413 £358 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 44
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
South Wales +9 7 £450 -18.18% 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Wales region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Database Security
5 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (12.50%) logstash
5 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp