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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 548 529 528
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 80 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 66
Median daily rate £355 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
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
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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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -22 52 £373 -6.87% 6
South East 0 10 £275 -14.72% 1
North West +22 6 £250 -28.57%
Yorkshire +3 5 £333 +1.14%
West Midlands -21 5 - -
East of England +16 1 £460 +67.27% 2
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Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (62.20%) Windows Server
3 92 (56.10%) Active Directory
4 88 (53.66%) VMware
5 79 (48.17%) PowerShell
6 68 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (31.10%) Linux
9 48 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (21.34%) SCOM
10 35 (21.34%) DNS
11 34 (20.73%) Finance
12 32 (19.51%) SCCM
13 28 (17.07%) SAN
14 26 (15.85%) SQL
15 25 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (14.63%) IIS
17 23 (14.02%) HP
17 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
18 21 (12.80%) Citrix
18 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (11.59%) Perl
19 19 (11.59%) Bash Shell
19 19 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
20 18 (10.98%) Puppet
20 18 (10.98%) SQL Server
20 18 (10.98%) EMC
20 18 (10.98%) Configuration Management
21 17 (10.37%) Firewall

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 24 (14.63%) IIS
2 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.71%) Apache
5 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.83%) WordPress
10 2 (1.22%) JBoss
10 2 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Confluence
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) HipChat
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.27%) Office 365
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.66%) SaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.22%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.34%) DNS
2 28 (17.07%) SAN
3 17 (10.37%) Firewall
4 16 (9.76%) Internet
5 12 (7.32%) NAS
6 10 (6.10%) DHCP
7 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.27%) X.509
9 4 (2.44%) LDAP
9 4 (2.44%) SMTP
9 4 (2.44%) VPN
10 3 (1.83%) FCoE
10 3 (1.83%) HTTP
10 3 (1.83%) Intranet
10 3 (1.83%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.83%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.83%) SSH
11 2 (1.22%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.22%) SSL
11 2 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.49%) MySQL
3 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.22%) Big Data
5 2 (1.22%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.83%) JIRA
4 2 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.22%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (20.73%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Back Office
3 8 (4.88%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Publishing
5 4 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (1.22%) LAMP
3 2 (1.22%) Web Services
3 2 (1.22%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) Spring
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (3.66%) Replication
3 5 (3.05%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.83%) Clustering
4 3 (1.83%) Fintech
5 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Robotics
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (62.20%) Windows Server
3 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (31.10%) Linux
5 48 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (7.93%) Unix
9 10 (6.10%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.66%) AIX
10 6 (3.66%) Solaris
11 5 (3.05%) CentOS
11 5 (3.05%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.83%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.83%) zOS
13 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (10.98%) Configuration Management
3 16 (9.76%) Open Source
4 15 (9.15%) ITIL
4 15 (9.15%) Migration
5 14 (8.54%) DevOps
6 13 (7.93%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (5.49%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.66%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (3.05%) CRM
10 5 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.05%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.05%) Security Patching
11 4 (2.44%) Server Building
11 4 (2.44%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.83%) Capacity Management
12 3 (1.83%) High Availability
12 3 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (48.17%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.85%) SQL
3 19 (11.59%) Bash Shell
3 19 (11.59%) Perl
4 14 (8.54%) VBScript
5 8 (4.88%) Python
6 7 (4.27%) PHP
6 7 (4.27%) VB
7 5 (3.05%) Java
8 2 (1.22%) C
8 2 (1.22%) C#
8 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.88%) MCSE
3 5 (3.05%) CCNA
3 5 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) MCP
4 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.22%) Degree
6 2 (1.22%) MCSA
7 1 (0.61%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 48 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.05%) Docker
6 5 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.44%) vSphere
8 3 (1.83%) NFS
8 3 (1.83%) Postfix
8 3 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.22%) XenApp
10 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.61%) Squid
10 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (21.34%) SCOM
2 32 (19.51%) SCCM
3 18 (10.98%) Puppet
4 17 (10.37%) WSUS
5 16 (9.76%) Nagios
6 9 (5.49%) Ansible
6 9 (5.49%) OpenView
7 7 (4.27%) Control-M
7 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.44%) Terraform
10 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.61%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.61%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (53.66%) VMware
2 68 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.02%) HP
4 21 (12.80%) Citrix
5 18 (10.98%) EMC
6 14 (8.54%) NetApp
6 14 (8.54%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.93%) Cisco
7 13 (7.93%) IBM
8 12 (7.32%) Dell
9 11 (6.71%) Oracle
10 8 (4.88%) Veritas
11 5 (3.05%) Altiris
11 5 (3.05%) BMC
11 5 (3.05%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.83%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.83%) Escenic
12 3 (1.83%) Qualys
12 3 (1.83%) Tableau
13 2 (1.22%) Rackspace