The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 524 509 544
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 45 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.094% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.10% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £193
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +74.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
London +10 26 £300 +9.09% 5
South East +1 10 £310 -7.46% 1
East of England - 2 £248 - 1
South West -44 1 £275 -38.54%
Yorkshire - - - -
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
3 51 (54.26%) VMware
4 45 (47.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (34.04%) HP
7 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 30 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (28.72%) Citrix
9 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
11 19 (20.21%) IIS
11 19 (20.21%) Finance
11 19 (20.21%) Clustering
12 18 (19.15%) ITIL
12 18 (19.15%) SCCM
13 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
13 17 (18.09%) IBM
14 16 (17.02%) vSphere
15 15 (15.96%) Windows 7
16 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
16 13 (13.83%) XenApp
17 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (12.77%) HP SIM
18 11 (11.70%) VBScript
18 11 (11.70%) DNS
18 11 (11.70%) SAN
18 11 (11.70%) Change Management
19 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
20 9 (9.57%) SQL

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (20.21%) IIS
2 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) DNS
1 11 (11.70%) SAN
2 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.51%) LAN
4 6 (6.38%) NAS
5 5 (5.32%) DHCP
6 3 (3.19%) FTP
6 3 (3.19%) VoIP
6 3 (3.19%) FCoE
6 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.13%) VLAN
7 2 (2.13%) Firewall
8 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.06%) Network Security
8 1 (1.06%) WAN
8 1 (1.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) DTS
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.06%) IDOL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) DCOM
1 3 (3.19%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Clustering
2 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.32%) Replication
3 4 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.19%) Firmware
5 2 (2.13%) EPoS
5 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (47.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.96%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.45%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (5.32%) Windows NT
9 4 (4.26%) Linux
10 3 (3.19%) UNIX
10 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) ITIL
2 11 (11.70%) Change Management
3 5 (5.32%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (5.32%) Software Distribution
3 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.19%) Migration
5 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.19%) DevOps
6 2 (2.13%) Business Transformation
6 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.13%) Fund Management
6 2 (2.13%) Wealth Management
6 2 (2.13%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.06%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.06%) Data Management
7 1 (1.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.70%) VBScript
3 9 (9.57%) SQL
4 3 (3.19%) VB
5 2 (2.13%) C
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.57%) MCSE
3 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) VCP5
6 2 (2.13%) NCDA
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
1 5 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.02%) vSphere
4 13 (13.83%) XenApp
5 8 (8.51%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.38%) XenServer
7 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.26%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.19%) NFS
9 3 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) SCCM
2 12 (12.77%) HP SIM
3 8 (8.51%) SCOM
4 7 (7.45%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (5.32%) MOM
6 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.19%) WMI
8 2 (2.13%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.13%) WSUS
8 2 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 51 (54.26%) VMware
2 32 (34.04%) HP
3 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 27 (28.72%) Citrix
5 17 (18.09%) IBM
6 7 (7.45%) NetApp
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco
8 5 (5.32%) Intel
8 5 (5.32%) Sophos
8 5 (5.32%) Altiris
8 5 (5.32%) Qualys
8 5 (5.32%) Veeam
9 4 (4.26%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.26%) Symantec
10 3 (3.19%) Dell
10 3 (3.19%) RightFax
11 2 (2.13%) Compaq
11 2 (2.13%) Veritas
12 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
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