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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 541 531 506
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 38 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.043% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.046% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £261
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.96 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +14.28%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 +27 28 £350 +26.12% 5
East of England - 5 - -
North West - 2 £325 -
South East -32 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 39 (59.09%) VMware
3 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (22.73%) SLA
7 14 (21.21%) VMware ESX
7 14 (21.21%) Finance
7 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
7 14 (21.21%) IIS
8 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
8 13 (19.70%) DevOps
9 12 (18.18%) Citrix
9 12 (18.18%) Websense
9 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (15.15%) DNS
11 10 (15.15%) SCCM
11 10 (15.15%) Clustering
12 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
12 8 (12.12%) SAN
13 7 (10.61%) DHCP
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.61%) MCSE
13 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.61%) SCOM
13 7 (10.61%) XenApp

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (21.21%) IIS
1 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) SAN
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.61%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) NAS
5 4 (6.06%) VoIP
5 4 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 2 (3.03%) SMS
7 2 (3.03%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) FTP
7 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.03%) VLAN
7 2 (3.03%) Network Security
7 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 2 (3.03%) Firewall
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) XML
1 2 (3.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Clustering
2 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.09%) Linux
7 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (6.06%) UNIX
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.55%) Windows NT
9 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) DevOps
2 6 (9.09%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 6 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (6.06%) Change Management
3 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.52%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) MCSE
3 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.21%) VMware ESX
3 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.61%) XenApp
5 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.58%) XenServer
7 4 (6.06%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
8 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.03%) vSphere
9 2 (3.03%) NFS
10 1 (1.52%) VMFS
10 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.52%) Legato
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) VMware
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.18%) Citrix
3 12 (18.18%) Websense
4 5 (7.58%) Intel
4 5 (7.58%) NetApp
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Altiris
5 4 (6.06%) EMC
5 4 (6.06%) F5
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) RightFax
7 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
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