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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 517 506 460
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 48 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £236
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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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
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +10 33 £350 +27.27% 11
South East -6 6 £375 - 1
North West - 4 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -5 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £200 -
East of England +14 1 £365 - 3
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (64.42%) VMware
3 65 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
5 47 (45.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (25.96%) PowerShell
9 26 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (21.15%) VMware ESX
12 21 (20.19%) SAN
12 21 (20.19%) DNS
12 21 (20.19%) IIS
13 20 (19.23%) DevOps
13 20 (19.23%) SLA
14 19 (18.27%) Citrix
14 19 (18.27%) MCSE
14 19 (18.27%) Clustering
15 17 (16.35%) Finance
15 17 (16.35%) SCCM
16 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
16 16 (15.38%) HP
17 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
17 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.42%) SCOM
18 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
18 14 (13.46%) ITIL
18 14 (13.46%) Windows 2000
18 14 (13.46%) Websense

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (20.19%) IIS
2 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) SAS
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) DNS
1 21 (20.19%) SAN
2 13 (12.50%) NAS
3 12 (11.54%) DHCP
4 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.77%) Firewall
6 5 (4.81%) LAN
7 4 (3.85%) VoIP
7 4 (3.85%) FTP
7 4 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.88%) HTTP
8 3 (2.88%) SNMP
8 3 (2.88%) WAN
8 3 (2.88%) SMS
8 3 (2.88%) SSL
9 2 (1.92%) VPN
9 2 (1.92%) Internet
9 2 (1.92%) SMTP
9 2 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) XML
1 4 (3.85%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Clustering
2 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.77%) Replication
3 3 (2.88%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.92%) iPhone
4 2 (1.92%) iPad
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (45.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (13.46%) Windows 2000
6 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.58%) Linux
8 8 (7.69%) Windows NT
9 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) DevOps
2 14 (13.46%) ITIL
3 13 (12.50%) Migration
4 11 (10.58%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (10.58%) Change Management
5 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.92%) B2C
10 2 (1.92%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.92%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.92%) Load Balancing
11 1 (0.96%) Scrum
11 1 (0.96%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) VBScript
4 2 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (18.27%) MCSE
3 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.77%) Degree
6 4 (3.85%) MCITP
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.92%) MCP
8 1 (0.96%) HNC
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) CCNA
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.96%) MCTS
8 1 (0.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (21.15%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.62%) Terminal Services
5 9 (8.65%) XenApp
6 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.77%) vSphere
8 5 (4.81%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.88%) NFS
10 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.92%) XenServer
11 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) SCCM
2 15 (14.42%) SCOM
3 10 (9.62%) BladeLogic
4 6 (5.77%) HP SIM
5 5 (4.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.85%) SCSM
7 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.88%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (1.92%) Puppet
8 2 (1.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.96%) Legato
9 1 (0.96%) WSUS
9 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 67 (64.42%) VMware
2 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.27%) Citrix
4 16 (15.38%) HP
5 14 (13.46%) Websense
6 11 (10.58%) IBM
7 6 (5.77%) Intel
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco
8 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.85%) F5
9 4 (3.85%) NetApp
9 4 (3.85%) Oracle
9 4 (3.85%) EMC
9 4 (3.85%) Altiris
10 2 (1.92%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.92%) BMC
10 2 (1.92%) Dell
10 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.92%) SAP
10 2 (1.92%) Symantec
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