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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 565 551 543
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 43 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 48
Median daily rate £350 £325 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £188 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -6 28 £411 +17.50% 4
South East +7 4 £300 -4.00% 2
West Midlands - 4 £313 - 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £340 +46.23%
North West +3 2 £375 +15.38% 2
East Midlands -2 2 - - 1
East of England +3 1 £260 -9.56% 2
Windows Administrator
UK

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (61.79%) VMware
3 68 (55.28%) Windows Server
4 61 (49.59%) Active Directory
5 53 (43.09%) PowerShell
6 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (34.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (34.15%) Linux
10 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
11 35 (28.46%) DNS
12 31 (25.20%) SCCM
13 30 (24.39%) SAN
14 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (18.70%) IIS
15 23 (18.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (16.26%) SQL
17 19 (15.45%) EMC
18 18 (14.63%) Perl
18 18 (14.63%) Citrix
18 18 (14.63%) Firewall
19 17 (13.82%) SCOM
19 17 (13.82%) Finance
19 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
20 16 (13.01%) ITIL
20 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
20 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management
21 14 (11.38%) Bash Shell
21 14 (11.38%) Red Hat
22 13 (10.57%) VMware ESX

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 23 (18.70%) IIS
2 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.88%) Apache
5 5 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.81%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.81%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.50%) Office 365
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.63%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.46%) DNS
2 30 (24.39%) SAN
3 18 (14.63%) Firewall
4 13 (10.57%) NAS
5 12 (9.76%) Internet
6 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.50%) DHCP
8 6 (4.88%) LDAP
9 5 (4.07%) VPN
9 5 (4.07%) X.509
10 3 (2.44%) FCoE
10 3 (2.44%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.44%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.44%) LAN
10 3 (2.44%) SMTP
10 3 (2.44%) VLAN
10 3 (2.44%) WAN
11 2 (1.63%) HTTP
11 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
5 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) TeamCity
2 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (13.82%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Back Office
3 8 (6.50%) Banking
4 6 (4.88%) Publishing
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.07%) Middleware
3 2 (1.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.07%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (3.25%) Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) Replication
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Symmetrix
4 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (55.28%) Windows Server
3 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (34.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (34.15%) Linux
6 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (18.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.13%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.32%) Unix
10 6 (4.88%) CentOS
10 6 (4.88%) Solaris
11 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.44%) AIX
12 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.81%) SUSE
14 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management
1 16 (13.01%) ITIL
2 12 (9.76%) DevOps
2 12 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (6.50%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.50%) Migration
4 5 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.07%) Open Source
4 5 (4.07%) Security Patching
4 5 (4.07%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (3.25%) Change Management
5 4 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.44%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.44%) Data Management
6 3 (2.44%) ETL
6 3 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.44%) Release Management
6 3 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.26%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) Perl
4 14 (11.38%) Bash Shell
5 8 (6.50%) VBScript
6 7 (5.69%) Python
7 6 (4.88%) PHP
7 6 (4.88%) VB
8 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.44%) C
9 3 (2.44%) C#
9 3 (2.44%) Java
10 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.69%) MCSE
3 6 (4.88%) MCP
4 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) CCNA
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.44%) MCSA
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (49.59%) Active Directory
2 44 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.57%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.69%) vSphere
6 6 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.88%) XenApp
7 5 (4.07%) NFS
8 4 (3.25%) Docker
9 3 (2.44%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.63%) SRDF
10 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.63%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (25.20%) SCCM
2 17 (13.82%) SCOM
3 13 (10.57%) Puppet
4 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (5.69%) Ansible
5 7 (5.69%) Nagios
5 7 (5.69%) Terraform
5 7 (5.69%) WSUS
6 6 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.63%) OpenView
8 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.81%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.81%) Packer
9 1 (0.81%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.81%) Salt
9 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (61.79%) VMware
2 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.45%) EMC
4 18 (14.63%) Citrix
5 14 (11.38%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.57%) Cisco
7 11 (8.94%) HP
7 11 (8.94%) Oracle
8 10 (8.13%) NetApp
9 9 (7.32%) IBM
10 8 (6.50%) Dell
11 6 (4.88%) Intel Security
11 6 (4.88%) Veritas
12 5 (4.07%) Altiris
12 5 (4.07%) Escenic
12 5 (4.07%) Tableau
12 5 (4.07%) Veeam
13 4 (3.25%) Qualys
14 3 (2.44%) Juniper
14 3 (2.44%) Sun