The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 521 496 523
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 45 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.092% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.100% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 23
Average daily rate
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£285 £335 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £335 £203
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +65.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.13 £42.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.11% +63.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Windows Administrator
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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 July 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
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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 20 £300 +6.19% 7
South East -9 7 £310 -7.46% 1
East of England - 6 £248 -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
South West -30 1 £225 -35.71% 1
Windows Administrator
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) VMware
2 44 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 43 (51.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (34.52%) HP
6 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
7 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (21.43%) Citrix
8 18 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 16 (19.05%) SCCM
9 16 (19.05%) ITIL
10 15 (17.86%) Finance
10 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 14 (16.67%) IIS
12 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
12 13 (15.48%) Clustering
13 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 12 (14.29%) IBM
13 12 (14.29%) HP SIM
14 11 (13.10%) vSphere
14 11 (13.10%) VBScript
15 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
15 10 (11.90%) DNS
15 10 (11.90%) Change Management
16 9 (10.71%) Banking
16 9 (10.71%) SQL
16 9 (10.71%) SCOM
17 8 (9.52%) Windows XP

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (16.67%) IIS
2 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) DNS
2 8 (9.52%) LAN
2 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.33%) SAN
4 5 (5.95%) NAS
5 4 (4.76%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) FTP
6 3 (3.57%) VoIP
6 3 (3.57%) FCoE
6 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.38%) VLAN
7 2 (2.38%) Firewall
8 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) DTS
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.19%) IDOL
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) DCOM
1 3 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.57%) Firmware
3 2 (2.38%) EPoS
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.76%) Windows NT
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.57%) Linux
10 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.19%) UNIX
11 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Change Management
3 5 (5.95%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.57%) Migration
5 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.57%) DevOps
5 3 (3.57%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.38%) Business Transformation
6 2 (2.38%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.38%) Fund Management
6 2 (2.38%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.19%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.19%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (1.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.10%) VBScript
3 9 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) MCSE
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.57%) VCP5
5 2 (2.38%) NCDA
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) vSphere
4 7 (8.33%) XenApp
5 5 (5.95%) XenServer
6 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.57%) NFS
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) HP SIM
3 9 (10.71%) SCOM
4 7 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (5.95%) MOM
6 4 (4.76%) WSUS
7 3 (3.57%) WMI
8 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) VMware
2 29 (34.52%) HP
3 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.43%) Citrix
5 12 (14.29%) IBM
6 7 (8.33%) Sophos
7 6 (7.14%) NetApp
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco
8 5 (5.95%) Altiris
8 5 (5.95%) Qualys
9 4 (4.76%) Veeam
9 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.57%) McAfee
10 3 (3.57%) Dell
11 2 (2.38%) Intel
11 2 (2.38%) Compaq
11 2 (2.38%) Veritas
11 2 (2.38%) CommVault
12 1 (1.19%) BMC
12 1 (1.19%) CA
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