The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 122 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.11% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.12% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £305 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.89%
Windows Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £305 - 1
Windows Administrator
South East

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows 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 Windows Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Altiris
6 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) Workflow
6 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows 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 Windows Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL