The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 514 523 481
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 43 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.036% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.039% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.96 £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £20.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.39 £20.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 +14 32 £350 +16.66% 13
South East - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (58.82%) VMware
4 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
5 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 17 (25.00%) SLA
7 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (25.00%) DevOps
8 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
8 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (22.06%) VMware ESX
9 14 (20.59%) Websense
10 13 (19.12%) IIS
11 12 (17.65%) DNS
11 12 (17.65%) Finance
12 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
12 11 (16.18%) SAN
13 10 (14.71%) Citrix
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (14.71%) Clustering
13 10 (14.71%) SCCM
14 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
15 8 (11.76%) NAS
15 8 (11.76%) SCOM
15 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
15 8 (11.76%) DHCP
16 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
16 7 (10.29%) Linux

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (19.12%) IIS
2 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.18%) SAN
3 8 (11.76%) NAS
3 8 (11.76%) DHCP
4 5 (7.35%) VoIP
4 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.41%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.94%) VLAN
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall
7 2 (2.94%) SMS
7 2 (2.94%) FTP
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.47%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML Messaging
1 4 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.29%) Linux
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.88%) UNIX
9 3 (4.41%) Windows NT
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (8.82%) Migration
3 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.35%) ITIL
3 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.88%) Change Management
4 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) B2C
7 1 (1.47%) MOF
7 1 (1.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.47%) Service Management
7 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) MCSE
3 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) Degree
5 4 (5.88%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (22.06%) VMware ESX
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) XenApp
5 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.41%) NFS
6 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.41%) XenServer
7 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.94%) vSphere
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.47%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) SCOM
3 5 (7.35%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.41%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.47%) Legato
6 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.47%) Puppet
6 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) VMware
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.59%) Websense
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
5 6 (8.82%) NetApp
5 6 (8.82%) HP
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 5 (7.35%) Intel
6 5 (7.35%) F5
7 4 (5.88%) Altiris
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle
7 4 (5.88%) EMC
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
8 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.94%) RightFax
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco
9 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) BMC
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