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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 544 503 510
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 52 90 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 42
Average daily rate £315 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £224 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £319 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -34.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.89%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 21 £380 +8.57% 12
South East +13 12 £308 +17.14% 3
Yorkshire -16 7 £280 -
South West +7 6 £388 -13.88% 2
North West -21 3 £340 +4.61%
West Midlands -13 2 - -
East of England -3 1 - - 2
Windows Administrator
UK

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (69.05%) Windows Server
3 63 (50.00%) VMware
4 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
5 52 (41.27%) Microsoft
6 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (30.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (26.98%) PowerShell
9 34 (26.98%) Linux
10 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (22.22%) DNS
12 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
13 25 (19.84%) IIS
14 23 (18.25%) SQL
14 23 (18.25%) SAN
15 20 (15.87%) DHCP
16 17 (13.49%) SCCM
17 16 (12.70%) Office 365
18 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (11.90%) Cisco
18 15 (11.90%) Citrix
19 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
20 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
20 13 (10.32%) HP
20 13 (10.32%) VMware ESX
20 13 (10.32%) Migration
21 11 (8.73%) Python
21 11 (8.73%) Hyper-V
22 10 (7.94%) vSphere

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (19.84%) IIS
2 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.97%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.97%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.17%) nginx
6 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.59%) JBoss
8 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) DNS
2 23 (18.25%) SAN
3 20 (15.87%) DHCP
4 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.14%) Firewall
6 8 (6.35%) Internet
7 7 (5.56%) LDAP
8 6 (4.76%) LAN
9 5 (3.97%) Intranet
9 5 (3.97%) NAS
9 5 (3.97%) VPN
9 5 (3.97%) WAN
10 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.17%) Network Security
10 4 (3.17%) Wireless
11 2 (1.59%) SSH
11 2 (1.59%) VLAN
12 1 (0.79%) Multicast
12 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.76%) DB2
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.14%) Banking
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Back Office
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Law
6 3 (2.38%) Electronics
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.94%) .NET
2 8 (6.35%) Web Services
3 5 (3.97%) Middleware
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.59%) JRuby
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.79%) Ajax
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) FFmpeg
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) WCF
6 1 (0.79%) WPF
6 1 (0.79%) XML
6 1 (0.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Clustering
1 8 (6.35%) Replication
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.17%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (3.17%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (69.05%) Windows Server
3 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (26.98%) Linux
6 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.97%) Unix
9 5 (3.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.38%) Solaris
10 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.59%) CentOS
11 2 (1.59%) VyOS
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.79%) Debian
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.32%) Migration
2 10 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 7 (5.56%) Server Building
5 6 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (4.76%) Database Tuning
6 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.17%) Database Security
7 4 (3.17%) DevOps
7 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.17%) ITIL
7 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (2.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.38%) Open Source
8 3 (2.38%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.38%) Service Management
9 2 (1.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.98%) PowerShell
2 23 (18.25%) SQL
3 11 (8.73%) Python
4 9 (7.14%) Perl
5 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.97%) Java
6 3 (2.38%) C#
6 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 2 (1.59%) VB
7 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.17%) DBS Check
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.59%) MCSE
4 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 38 (30.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.32%) VMware ESX
4 11 (8.73%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.94%) vSphere
6 5 (3.97%) KVM
6 5 (3.97%) vCloud
7 4 (3.17%) NFS
7 4 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.59%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.59%) XenApp
8 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.79%) Samba
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) SCCM
2 9 (7.14%) SCOM
3 8 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.35%) Puppet
4 5 (3.97%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.17%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (2.38%) WSUS
7 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.79%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.79%) Nagios
8 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (50.00%) VMware
2 52 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.90%) Cisco
3 15 (11.90%) Citrix
4 13 (10.32%) HP
5 9 (7.14%) EMC
6 8 (6.35%) Dell
7 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.76%) Veeam
9 5 (3.97%) Altiris
9 5 (3.97%) Dell KACE
9 5 (3.97%) IBM
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle
9 5 (3.97%) Symantec
10 4 (3.17%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.17%) Veritas
11 3 (2.38%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.38%) Apple
11 3 (2.38%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.38%) SAP