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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 523 530 527
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 65 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 30 £438 +45.83% 7
South East -20 14 £319 +2.82%
North East - 8 £500 -
South West +4 6 £250 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £245 -
East of England +4 1 £320 +29.29%
West Midlands 0 1 £450 +81.81%
North West - 1 £250 -
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 58 (47.15%) VMware
4 56 (45.53%) Microsoft
5 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (35.77%) PowerShell
6 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (30.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (26.02%) Citrix
9 29 (23.58%) Finance
10 28 (22.76%) DNS
11 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (17.07%) SQL
13 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
14 19 (15.45%) DHCP
15 18 (14.63%) HP
15 18 (14.63%) SAN
15 18 (14.63%) IIS
15 18 (14.63%) MS Excel
16 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (13.82%) MS Exchange
17 15 (12.20%) SCCM
17 15 (12.20%) XenApp
18 14 (11.38%) SLA
18 14 (11.38%) NetApp
18 14 (11.38%) ITIL
18 14 (11.38%) Clustering
19 13 (10.57%) Migration
19 13 (10.57%) Cisco
19 13 (10.57%) IBM

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (14.63%) IIS
2 17 (13.82%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.94%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.63%) TPMS
8 1 (0.81%) Lync
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Office 365
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.76%) DNS
2 19 (15.45%) DHCP
3 18 (14.63%) SAN
4 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.13%) NAS
6 7 (5.69%) LAN
6 7 (5.69%) WAN
7 5 (4.07%) LDAP
8 4 (3.25%) VLAN
8 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.25%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.44%) FTP
9 3 (2.44%) SMTP
9 3 (2.44%) VPN
10 2 (1.63%) Firewall
10 2 (1.63%) Internet
11 1 (0.81%) DDNS
11 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Subversion
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) Web Services
3 3 (2.44%) HTML
4 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.81%) XML
5 1 (0.81%) XSL
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) Ajax
5 1 (0.81%) WCF
5 1 (0.81%) WPF
5 1 (0.81%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Clustering
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.25%) Replication
5 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (30.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.94%) Linux
6 7 (5.69%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.63%) UNIX
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.38%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Migration
3 7 (5.69%) DevOps
4 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.07%) Server Building
5 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.07%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.44%) Change Management
7 3 (2.44%) Workflow
7 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.63%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.63%) Project Management
8 2 (1.63%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.63%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.63%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.63%) Workflow Management
9 1 (0.81%) Software Distribution
9 1 (0.81%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.77%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.07%) SQL
3 11 (8.94%) VBScript
4 10 (8.13%) VB
5 9 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.07%) C
7 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) C#
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) VB6
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.76%) MCSE
3 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCTS
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) GxP
System Software
1 66 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.20%) XenApp
4 13 (10.57%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.94%) vSphere
6 9 (7.32%) VMware ESX
7 8 (6.50%) vCloud
8 6 (4.88%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.25%) VMware Server
9 4 (3.25%) NFS
10 3 (2.44%) Samba
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.44%) XenServer
11 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) SCCM
2 8 (6.50%) SCOM
3 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.44%) MOM
4 3 (2.44%) Control-M
4 3 (2.44%) OpenView
4 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.44%) Puppet
5 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
6 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.81%) SCSM
6 1 (0.81%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 58 (47.15%) VMware
2 56 (45.53%) Microsoft
3 32 (26.02%) Citrix
4 18 (14.63%) HP
5 14 (11.38%) NetApp
6 13 (10.57%) Cisco
6 13 (10.57%) IBM
7 8 (6.50%) Websense
8 7 (5.69%) Oracle
9 4 (3.25%) EMC
10 3 (2.44%) Sybase
10 3 (2.44%) BMC
10 3 (2.44%) CA
10 3 (2.44%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.63%) Altiris
11 2 (1.63%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.63%) Dell
12 1 (0.81%) Intel
12 1 (0.81%) Apple