The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 560 562 551
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 57 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 36
Median daily rate £360 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.25 -
Windows Systems 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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the England region.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the England region.

Windows Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +10 33 £375 +7.14% 4
South East +1 7 £275 -31.25% 2
North West -9 7 £360 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire -4 4 £305 +79.41% 3
South West 0 2 £381 +8.92% 1
West Midlands -19 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £338 - 2
East of England +15 1 - - 1
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (63.37%) VMware
3 62 (61.39%) Active Directory
4 61 (60.40%) Windows Server
5 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
5 43 (42.57%) PowerShell
6 37 (36.63%) Linux
7 34 (33.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (23.76%) Finance
11 22 (21.78%) SAN
11 22 (21.78%) SCOM
12 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (16.83%) Open Source
13 17 (16.83%) HP
13 17 (16.83%) MS Exchange
14 15 (14.85%) VBScript
14 15 (14.85%) DNS
14 15 (14.85%) SCCM
15 14 (13.86%) SQL
16 13 (12.87%) Citrix
17 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
17 12 (11.88%) Back Office
17 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (10.89%) WSUS
18 11 (10.89%) Migration
18 11 (10.89%) Perl
19 10 (9.90%) Internet
19 10 (9.90%) Firewall

Windows Systems 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 17 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.92%) IIS
4 6 (5.94%) Apache
5 5 (4.95%) WordPress
6 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.99%) Confluence
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) HipChat
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) Office 365
2 6 (5.94%) SaaS
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.98%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) SAN
2 15 (14.85%) DNS
3 10 (9.90%) Firewall
3 10 (9.90%) Internet
4 7 (6.93%) NAS
4 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.95%) Intranet
5 5 (4.95%) VPN
6 4 (3.96%) DHCP
7 3 (2.97%) LAN
7 3 (2.97%) SMTP
7 3 (2.97%) SSH
7 3 (2.97%) X.509
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.98%) HTTP
8 2 (1.98%) LDAP
8 2 (1.98%) Network Security
8 2 (1.98%) VLAN
8 2 (1.98%) WAN
8 2 (1.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) MySQL
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Back Office
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) jQuery
2 1 (0.99%) JRuby
2 1 (0.99%) LAMP
2 1 (0.99%) Spring
2 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.98%) Clustering
2 2 (1.98%) Replication
2 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.99%) Derivative
3 1 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (0.99%) EMC VNX
3 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
3 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.99%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (60.40%) Windows Server
3 37 (36.63%) Linux
4 34 (33.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
9 7 (6.93%) Unix
10 5 (4.95%) Solaris
11 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.97%) AIX
12 3 (2.97%) CentOS
12 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.99%) VyOS
14 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Open Source
2 11 (10.89%) Migration
3 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.93%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (5.94%) DevOps
6 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.97%) ITIL
8 3 (2.97%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (1.98%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.98%) ETL
9 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.98%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.98%) Project Management
9 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.57%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.85%) VBScript
3 14 (13.86%) SQL
4 11 (10.89%) Perl
5 9 (8.91%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.97%) Java
6 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.97%) PHP
6 3 (2.97%) Python
6 3 (2.97%) VB
7 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) CCNA
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 62 (61.39%) Active Directory
2 31 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.96%) NFS
5 4 (3.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.98%) Docker
6 2 (1.98%) vSphere
7 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Postfix
7 1 (0.99%) Samba
7 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.99%) vCloud
7 1 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (21.78%) SCOM
2 15 (14.85%) SCCM
3 11 (10.89%) WSUS
4 10 (9.90%) Nagios
5 8 (7.92%) Control-M
5 8 (7.92%) OpenView
5 8 (7.92%) Puppet
6 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.98%) Ansible
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.99%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.99%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.99%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.99%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (63.37%) VMware
2 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.83%) HP
4 13 (12.87%) Citrix
5 9 (8.91%) Cisco
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle
6 8 (7.92%) NetApp
7 7 (6.93%) BMC
7 7 (6.93%) Dell
7 7 (6.93%) EMC
7 7 (6.93%) IBM
8 4 (3.96%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.96%) Veritas
9 2 (1.98%) Altiris
9 2 (1.98%) Apple
9 2 (1.98%) Juniper
9 2 (1.98%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.98%) Symantec
10 1 (0.99%) CA
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