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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 520 536 512
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 54 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.051% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.055% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £241 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £409 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £350 £191
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +83.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -11.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £22.15 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £23.35 £26.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -8.73%
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
46471 43917 44186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.79% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29922 27163 25293
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1917 2419
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 +14 18 £350 - 10
South East -5 16 £225 -35.71% 1
North West - 7 £338 -
West Midlands -7 6 £195 -35.00%
East of England -8 4 - -
Yorkshire -14 1 £390 +47.16%
South West - 1 £250 -
East Midlands - - - -
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (69.72%) Active Directory
3 64 (58.72%) VMware
4 54 (49.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (33.03%) Citrix
7 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
8 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (23.85%) Finance
12 25 (22.94%) Clustering
12 25 (22.94%) IIS
13 24 (22.02%) VMware ESX
14 23 (21.10%) MCSE
15 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
16 19 (17.43%) SCCM
16 19 (17.43%) SAN
16 19 (17.43%) HP
17 18 (16.51%) ITIL
18 17 (15.60%) MS Exchange
19 15 (13.76%) DNS
19 15 (13.76%) IBM
19 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
19 15 (13.76%) Windows 2000 Server
19 15 (13.76%) XenApp
20 14 (12.84%) Change Management
20 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
21 13 (11.93%) Windows 2000
21 13 (11.93%) SLA

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 25 (22.94%) IIS
2 17 (15.60%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) SAN
2 15 (13.76%) DNS
3 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.17%) NAS
5 9 (8.26%) DHCP
6 5 (4.59%) LAN
7 4 (3.67%) FTP
7 4 (3.67%) Firewall
8 3 (2.75%) VLAN
8 3 (2.75%) HTTP
8 3 (2.75%) SNMP
8 3 (2.75%) SSL
9 2 (1.83%) Broadband
9 2 (1.83%) SMS
9 2 (1.83%) VoIP
9 2 (1.83%) WAN
9 2 (1.83%) SMTP
10 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.92%) DTS
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
1 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Replication
4 5 (4.59%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.59%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.67%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.83%) iPhone
6 2 (1.83%) iPad
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (49.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (11.93%) Windows 2000
6 13 (11.93%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.26%) Windows NT
7 9 (8.26%) Linux
8 5 (4.59%) UNIX
8 5 (4.59%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) Change Management
3 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (5.50%) DevOps
5 5 (4.59%) Migration
5 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
5 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.83%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.83%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.92%) Service Management
9 1 (0.92%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.34%) VBScript
3 7 (6.42%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (21.10%) MCSE
3 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.34%) Degree
6 4 (3.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (69.72%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (22.02%) VMware ESX
4 15 (13.76%) XenApp
5 12 (11.01%) vSphere
6 11 (10.09%) Terminal Services
7 7 (6.42%) ISA Server
8 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (4.59%) XenServer
8 5 (4.59%) VMware Server
9 4 (3.67%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.92%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) SCCM
2 13 (11.93%) SCOM
3 10 (9.17%) BladeLogic
4 9 (8.26%) HP SIM
5 5 (4.59%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (4.59%) SAP Afaria
6 4 (3.67%) MOM
6 4 (3.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.75%) SCSM
8 2 (1.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.83%) Puppet
9 1 (0.92%) WSUS
9 1 (0.92%) Legato
9 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (58.72%) VMware
2 36 (33.03%) Citrix
3 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.43%) HP
5 15 (13.76%) IBM
6 10 (9.17%) Intel
7 8 (7.34%) Altiris
8 5 (4.59%) Symantec
8 5 (4.59%) Veeam
8 5 (4.59%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.67%) Qualys
9 4 (3.67%) NetApp
9 4 (3.67%) Sophos
9 4 (3.67%) Websense
10 3 (2.75%) EMC
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco
10 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.75%) RightFax
11 2 (1.83%) Dell
11 2 (1.83%) Red Hat