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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 521 504 466
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 58 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +6 35 £350 +29.62% 2
South East -9 14 £400 +26.98%
East of England +10 6 £318 +28.28% 3
Yorkshire -14 2 - -
East Midlands -11 1 £200 -
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (57.27%) VMware
2 63 (57.27%) Active Directory
3 62 (56.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 41 (37.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (31.82%) PowerShell
7 32 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (24.55%) SQL Server
10 24 (21.82%) DNS
11 22 (20.00%) SAN
11 22 (20.00%) IIS
11 22 (20.00%) DevOps
12 21 (19.09%) SCCM
12 21 (19.09%) SQL
12 21 (19.09%) HP
13 20 (18.18%) Citrix
14 19 (17.27%) Finance
14 19 (17.27%) Migration
15 18 (16.36%) Clustering
15 18 (16.36%) SLA
16 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
17 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
17 16 (14.55%) IBM
18 15 (13.64%) Cisco
19 14 (12.73%) SCOM
20 13 (11.82%) NAS
20 13 (11.82%) XenApp

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (20.00%) IIS
2 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.82%) TPMS
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) DNS
2 22 (20.00%) SAN
3 13 (11.82%) NAS
4 12 (10.91%) DHCP
5 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.27%) LAN
7 6 (5.45%) WAN
7 6 (5.45%) Firewall
8 5 (4.55%) VPN
8 5 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.64%) Internet
9 4 (3.64%) VoIP
9 4 (3.64%) LDAP
9 4 (3.64%) VLAN
9 4 (3.64%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.73%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.73%) FTP
11 2 (1.82%) SMTP
12 1 (0.91%) Spanning Tree
12 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Law
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) XML
2 4 (3.64%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Clustering
2 9 (8.18%) Replication
3 7 (6.36%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.73%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (56.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (37.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.91%) Linux
6 9 (8.18%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.82%) UNIX
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) DevOps
2 19 (17.27%) Migration
3 12 (10.91%) ITIL
4 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.36%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.55%) Change Management
8 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.73%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.82%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.82%) B2C
10 2 (1.82%) Workflow
10 2 (1.82%) Project Management
10 2 (1.82%) Workflow Management
10 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 21 (19.09%) SQL
3 5 (4.55%) VB
4 4 (3.64%) C
5 2 (1.82%) C#
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.00%) MCSE
3 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MCP
6 2 (1.82%) HNC
6 2 (1.82%) MCITP
6 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) Degree
7 1 (0.91%) MCTS
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.91%) CCNP
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) GxP
System Software
1 63 (57.27%) Active Directory
2 32 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.82%) XenApp
3 13 (11.82%) vSphere
4 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.36%) NFS
7 4 (3.64%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.73%) XenServer
9 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.91%) Samba
10 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (19.09%) SCCM
2 14 (12.73%) SCOM
3 8 (7.27%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.73%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (1.82%) MOM
6 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.82%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.82%) Puppet
6 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.91%) SCSM
7 1 (0.91%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (57.27%) VMware
2 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.09%) HP
4 20 (18.18%) Citrix
5 16 (14.55%) IBM
6 15 (13.64%) Cisco
7 13 (11.82%) NetApp
8 11 (10.00%) Websense
9 7 (6.36%) 3PAR
10 6 (5.45%) Oracle
11 5 (4.55%) EMC
12 4 (3.64%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.73%) F5
13 3 (2.73%) Dell
14 2 (1.82%) BMC
14 2 (1.82%) Sybase
14 2 (1.82%) Symantec
15 1 (0.91%) Varonis
15 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
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