The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Windows Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 549 540 537
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 74 93 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 72 54
Median daily rate £368 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £186 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - £30.00
Windows 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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46531 50148 48901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 95.05% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30704 32612 30298
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1914 1994
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Windows Administrator in the job title.

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
London -1 51 £378 -2.58% 6
South East +5 8 £288 -10.15% 5
North West +12 6 £250 -28.57%
West Midlands - 5 £313 -
Yorkshire +6 3 £393 +60.20%
Windows Administrator
UK

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Windows 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 England region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (60.26%) Windows Server
3 87 (57.62%) VMware
4 80 (52.98%) Active Directory
5 77 (50.99%) PowerShell
6 59 (39.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (37.75%) Microsoft
8 49 (32.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (31.13%) Linux
10 43 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (22.52%) Finance
12 32 (21.19%) DNS
13 30 (19.87%) SCCM
14 29 (19.21%) SCOM
15 26 (17.22%) SAN
16 25 (16.56%) IIS
17 24 (15.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (14.57%) SQL
19 22 (14.57%) HP
19 22 (14.57%) Citrix
20 20 (13.25%) MS Exchange
21 19 (12.58%) Perl
21 19 (12.58%) Bash Shell
22 18 (11.92%) Performance Tuning
22 18 (11.92%) Firewall
23 17 (11.26%) Configuration Management
23 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
23 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
23 17 (11.26%) Puppet

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 25 (16.56%) IIS
2 20 (13.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.62%) Apache
5 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 2 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) HipChat
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.66%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.97%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.32%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.19%) DNS
2 26 (17.22%) SAN
3 18 (11.92%) Firewall
4 15 (9.93%) Internet
5 13 (8.61%) NAS
6 9 (5.96%) DHCP
6 9 (5.96%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.64%) X.509
8 4 (2.65%) LDAP
8 4 (2.65%) SMTP
8 4 (2.65%) VPN
9 3 (1.99%) FCoE
9 3 (1.99%) HTTP
9 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.99%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.99%) SSH
10 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.32%) SSL
10 2 (1.32%) VLAN
11 1 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) MySQL
3 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.32%) Big Data
6 2 (1.32%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.99%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (22.52%) Finance
2 16 (10.60%) Back Office
3 9 (5.96%) Banking
4 6 (3.97%) Publishing
5 5 (3.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) .NET
2 4 (2.65%) Middleware
3 3 (1.99%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.32%) LAMP
4 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.66%) Spring
5 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.31%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (3.31%) Replication
3 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.99%) Clustering
3 3 (1.99%) Fintech
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) Derivative
5 1 (0.66%) Robotics
5 1 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (60.26%) Windows Server
3 59 (39.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (32.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (31.13%) Linux
6 24 (15.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.62%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.96%) Unix
10 5 (3.31%) CentOS
11 4 (2.65%) Solaris
11 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.99%) AIX
12 3 (1.99%) zOS
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.92%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (11.26%) Configuration Management
3 16 (10.60%) Open Source
4 14 (9.27%) ITIL
5 13 (8.61%) DevOps
6 12 (7.95%) Migration
7 8 (5.30%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.30%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.97%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (3.31%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.31%) Security Patching
11 4 (2.65%) Change Management
11 4 (2.65%) High Availability
11 4 (2.65%) Release Management
11 4 (2.65%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.99%) ETL
12 3 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.99%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.57%) SQL
3 19 (12.58%) Bash Shell
3 19 (12.58%) Perl
4 16 (10.60%) VBScript
5 8 (5.30%) Python
5 8 (5.30%) VB
6 7 (4.64%) PHP
7 5 (3.31%) Java
8 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) C#
9 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.66%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.64%) MCSE
3 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) MCP
6 3 (1.99%) CCNA
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.99%) MCSA
7 2 (1.32%) Degree
8 1 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (52.98%) Active Directory
2 43 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.61%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.30%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (3.31%) Docker
6 5 (3.31%) vSphere
7 3 (1.99%) NFS
7 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.32%) Postfix
8 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.66%) Squid
9 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (19.87%) SCCM
2 29 (19.21%) SCOM
3 17 (11.26%) Puppet
4 13 (8.61%) WSUS
5 11 (7.28%) Nagios
6 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (5.96%) OpenView
7 8 (5.30%) Ansible
8 7 (4.64%) Control-M
9 6 (3.97%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (2.65%) Terraform
12 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.66%) SafeCom
13 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.66%) SnapVault
13 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (57.62%) VMware
2 57 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.57%) Citrix
3 22 (14.57%) HP
4 16 (10.60%) EMC
5 13 (8.61%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.28%) Cisco
7 9 (5.96%) NetApp
7 9 (5.96%) Oracle
8 8 (5.30%) Dell
8 8 (5.30%) IBM
9 6 (3.97%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.97%) Veritas
10 5 (3.31%) Altiris
10 5 (3.31%) BMC
11 4 (2.65%) Qualys
12 3 (1.99%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.99%) Escenic
12 3 (1.99%) Tableau
12 3 (1.99%) Veeam