The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 66 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £350 £237
% change year-on-year
-29.28% +47.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +10.58%
Windows Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.15% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 414 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 72 56
Average hourly rate £16.84 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.36% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Windows Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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
Crewe - - - -
Windows Administrator
North West

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Legato
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Legato
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark