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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 554 516 501
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 76 100 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 71 59
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.75 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -1 50 £350 -10.25% 4
South East -10 8 £291 -27.18% 1
North West -2 6 £305 -2.40% 1
Yorkshire 0 4 £305 -6.15% 1
West Midlands -22 4 - -
East of England +11 1 £460 +50.81% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £338 +68.75%
South West -3 1 £400 +73.91%
Windows Administrator
UK

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (63.52%) Windows Server
3 92 (57.86%) Active Directory
4 85 (53.46%) VMware
5 70 (44.03%) PowerShell
6 69 (43.40%) Microsoft
7 54 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (31.45%) Linux
9 49 (30.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (25.16%) SCOM
12 34 (21.38%) Finance
13 30 (18.87%) SCCM
13 30 (18.87%) DNS
14 26 (16.35%) MS Exchange
14 26 (16.35%) HP
14 26 (16.35%) SAN
15 25 (15.72%) SQL
16 22 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (13.21%) EMC
18 20 (12.58%) Citrix
19 19 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (11.95%) Open Source
20 18 (11.32%) Bash Shell
20 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management
21 17 (10.69%) Nagios
21 17 (10.69%) Back Office
21 17 (10.69%) IIS
21 17 (10.69%) Performance Tuning

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 26 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.69%) IIS
4 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.92%) Apache
6 8 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.03%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.14%) WordPress
8 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.26%) JBoss
10 2 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.63%) Confluence
11 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) HipChat
3 1 (0.63%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Office 365
2 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) SaaS
4 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.26%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.87%) DNS
2 26 (16.35%) SAN
3 15 (9.43%) Firewall
3 15 (9.43%) Internet
4 8 (5.03%) DHCP
4 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.40%) X.509
6 6 (3.77%) NAS
7 5 (3.14%) Intranet
7 5 (3.14%) VPN
8 4 (2.52%) LDAP
9 3 (1.89%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.89%) LAN
9 3 (1.89%) SMTP
10 2 (1.26%) HTTP
10 2 (1.26%) SSH
10 2 (1.26%) SSL
10 2 (1.26%) VLAN
10 2 (1.26%) WAN
10 2 (1.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) Big Data
6 2 (1.26%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.89%) JIRA
3 2 (1.26%) Subversion
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (21.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Back Office
3 7 (4.40%) Banking
4 5 (3.14%) Publishing
5 3 (1.89%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) Middleware
2 2 (1.26%) LAMP
2 2 (1.26%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) jQuery
3 1 (0.63%) Spring
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.14%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (3.14%) Replication
3 4 (2.52%) Clustering
4 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.89%) Fintech
5 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) Derivative
6 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Robotics
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (63.52%) Windows Server
3 54 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (31.45%) Linux
5 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.18%) Unix
9 10 (6.29%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.77%) AIX
10 6 (3.77%) Solaris
11 5 (3.14%) CentOS
11 5 (3.14%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.89%) zOS
14 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.95%) Open Source
2 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management
3 17 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (9.43%) Virtual Environments
5 13 (8.18%) Migration
6 10 (6.29%) ITIL
7 8 (5.03%) DevOps
7 8 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.03%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.14%) CRM
8 5 (3.14%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.52%) Server Building
10 3 (1.89%) Change Control
10 3 (1.89%) DNA
10 3 (1.89%) High Availability
10 3 (1.89%) Patch Management
10 3 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.89%) Security Patching
10 3 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.03%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.72%) SQL
3 18 (11.32%) Bash Shell
4 16 (10.06%) Perl
4 16 (10.06%) VBScript
5 8 (5.03%) Python
6 7 (4.40%) PHP
7 5 (3.14%) Java
7 5 (3.14%) VB
8 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.77%) MCSE
3 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) CCNA
4 5 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.89%) Degree
5 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.89%) MCP
6 2 (1.26%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 92 (57.86%) Active Directory
2 49 (30.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.89%) Docker
8 3 (1.89%) NFS
8 3 (1.89%) Postfix
9 2 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.63%) XenApp
10 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (25.16%) SCOM
2 30 (18.87%) SCCM
3 17 (10.69%) Nagios
4 16 (10.06%) Puppet
4 16 (10.06%) WSUS
5 10 (6.29%) OpenView
6 9 (5.66%) Control-M
7 7 (4.40%) Ansible
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.63%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.63%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 85 (53.46%) VMware
2 69 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (16.35%) HP
4 21 (13.21%) EMC
5 20 (12.58%) Citrix
6 15 (9.43%) IBM
7 14 (8.81%) NetApp
8 13 (8.18%) Cisco
8 13 (8.18%) Dell
9 12 (7.55%) Red Hat
10 10 (6.29%) Oracle
10 10 (6.29%) Veritas
11 7 (4.40%) BMC
12 3 (1.89%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.89%) Altiris
12 3 (1.89%) Apple
13 2 (1.26%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.26%) CA
13 2 (1.26%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.26%) Symantec
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