The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 56 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -33  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 6 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.07% 2.58% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.61% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 19
Median daily rate £300 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.89 £10.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +262.98% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year -6.66% +9.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 545 574 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.80% 98.63% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 387 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 20
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in South Wales

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in South Wales

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in South Wales

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in South Wales

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 Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Newport 0 4 £300 -38.46%
Cardiff +16 2 - - 2
Administrator
Wales

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) ServiceNow
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Web Design
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Debian
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.67%) Release Management
2 4 (16.67%) Scrum
2 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Web Design
3 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Server Hardening
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
1 2 (8.33%) logstash
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) ServiceNow
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.17%) SAP