Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Administrator
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 79 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 12 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.01% 1.70% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.74% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 35
Wales median daily rate £350 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £311 £175 £286
90th Percentile £431 £500 £494
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Wales median hourly rate - £14.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.86% -
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £14.04 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.06% -6.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1154 1382 1592
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.94% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 930 1129
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £199 £210
90th Percentile £550 £556 £476
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 90 80
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.31 £9.23
90th Percentile £47.00 £63.25 £30.48
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Wales

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Wales

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Wales

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 Administrator within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 12 £350 -15.15% 4
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Kafka
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
1 3 (25.00%) High Availability
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) iptables
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Postfix
1 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Marathon
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds