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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 522 532 471
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 51 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.076% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+45.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.69%
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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 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 31 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 +24 35 £350 +27.27% 6
South East -27 8 £375 +19.04% 1
Yorkshire -9 3 - - 3
West Midlands -8 2 £200 -
North West - 2 £325 -
East of England +11 1 £365 - 5
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (65.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (63.55%) Active Directory
4 67 (62.62%) VMware
5 43 (40.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
7 32 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
8 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (23.36%) DevOps
10 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (22.43%) DNS
11 23 (21.50%) IIS
12 22 (20.56%) SLA
13 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
14 20 (18.69%) SAN
15 19 (17.76%) Citrix
16 18 (16.82%) Clustering
16 18 (16.82%) SCCM
17 17 (15.89%) HP
17 17 (15.89%) MCSE
17 17 (15.89%) MS Exchange
18 16 (14.95%) Finance
19 15 (14.02%) Migration
19 15 (14.02%) SQL
19 15 (14.02%) ITIL
19 15 (14.02%) SCOM
19 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
20 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
20 14 (13.08%) VMware ESX

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (21.50%) IIS
2 17 (15.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) Lync
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
3 2 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.43%) DNS
2 20 (18.69%) SAN
3 13 (12.15%) DHCP
4 10 (9.35%) NAS
5 7 (6.54%) Firewall
5 7 (6.54%) LAN
5 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.67%) WAN
6 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.74%) VoIP
7 4 (3.74%) VPN
7 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.74%) FTP
8 3 (2.80%) HTTP
8 3 (2.80%) SNMP
8 3 (2.80%) SMS
8 3 (2.80%) SSL
8 3 (2.80%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.80%) VLAN
9 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) XML
1 4 (3.74%) XML Messaging
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Clustering
2 8 (7.48%) Replication
3 7 (6.54%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.74%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.74%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.87%) iPad
7 2 (1.87%) iPhone
7 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (65.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (40.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.21%) Linux
6 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.35%) Windows 2000
8 8 (7.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.74%) Windows NT
9 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) DevOps
2 15 (14.02%) Migration
2 15 (14.02%) ITIL
3 11 (10.28%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.48%) Problem Management
5 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.54%) Change Management
6 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.87%) B2C
10 2 (1.87%) Project Management
10 2 (1.87%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (1.87%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.87%) Load Balancing
11 1 (0.93%) Mentoring
11 1 (0.93%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.02%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) VBScript
4 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.87%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (15.89%) MCSE
3 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) MCITP
5 4 (3.74%) Degree
5 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.87%) MCP
8 1 (0.93%) HNC
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (63.55%) Active Directory
2 32 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) VMware ESX
4 12 (11.21%) XenApp
5 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.48%) vSphere
6 7 (6.54%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.74%) NFS
7 4 (3.74%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.80%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.87%) XenServer
10 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) SCCM
2 15 (14.02%) SCOM
3 8 (7.48%) HP SIM
4 6 (5.61%) BladeLogic
5 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.74%) SCSM
6 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.80%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (1.87%) Puppet
7 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.93%) WSUS
8 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 67 (62.62%) VMware
2 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.76%) Citrix
4 17 (15.89%) HP
5 14 (13.08%) Websense
6 11 (10.28%) IBM
7 10 (9.35%) Cisco
8 7 (6.54%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.67%) NetApp
10 4 (3.74%) Altiris
10 4 (3.74%) Oracle
10 4 (3.74%) F5
11 3 (2.80%) EMC
11 3 (2.80%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.87%) Symantec
12 2 (1.87%) BMC
12 2 (1.87%) Intel
12 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.87%) SAP
13 1 (0.93%) Dell
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