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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 561 573 564
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 69 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 39
Median daily rate £350 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 47 £370 -12.94% 8
South East +1 7 £275 -12.00% 1
North West +11 5 £250 -28.57% 1
West Midlands -21 5 - -
Yorkshire +6 3 £305 +24.48%
South West +10 1 £400 +90.47% 1
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 78 (62.40%) VMware
4 72 (57.60%) Active Directory
5 66 (52.80%) PowerShell
6 52 (41.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
8 42 (33.60%) Linux
9 41 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (24.00%) SCOM
12 29 (23.20%) DNS
13 26 (20.80%) Finance
13 26 (20.80%) SCCM
14 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (16.80%) SAN
16 20 (16.00%) IIS
17 19 (15.20%) HP
17 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (14.40%) Configuration Management
18 18 (14.40%) MS Exchange
18 18 (14.40%) Bash Shell
18 18 (14.40%) Performance Tuning
19 17 (13.60%) Puppet
19 17 (13.60%) Perl
19 17 (13.60%) SQL
19 17 (13.60%) Citrix
20 16 (12.80%) EMC
21 15 (12.00%) Back Office
21 15 (12.00%) 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 20 (16.00%) IIS
2 18 (14.40%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.00%) Apache
5 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.40%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.40%) WordPress
9 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.80%) Confluence
10 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.80%) JBoss
10 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Office 365
2 6 (4.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.60%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.20%) DNS
2 21 (16.80%) SAN
3 15 (12.00%) Firewall
4 14 (11.20%) Internet
5 10 (8.00%) NAS
6 7 (5.60%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.60%) X.509
7 6 (4.80%) DHCP
8 4 (3.20%) SMTP
8 4 (3.20%) VPN
9 3 (2.40%) FCoE
9 3 (2.40%) HTTP
9 3 (2.40%) Intranet
9 3 (2.40%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.40%) LDAP
9 3 (2.40%) SSH
10 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.60%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.60%) VLAN
11 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) MySQL
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) JIRA
4 2 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Back Office
3 6 (4.80%) Publishing
4 4 (3.20%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.60%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.80%) LAMP
3 1 (0.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) Spring
3 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Derivative
4 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.80%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 52 (41.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (33.60%) Linux
5 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.40%) Unix
9 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.00%) CentOS
10 5 (4.00%) Solaris
11 3 (2.40%) AIX
11 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) Configuration Management
1 18 (14.40%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (12.00%) Open Source
3 14 (11.20%) Migration
4 11 (8.80%) DevOps
4 11 (8.80%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (7.20%) ITIL
5 9 (7.20%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.20%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.40%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.40%) Security Patching
10 2 (1.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (1.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (1.60%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.60%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.80%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.40%) Bash Shell
3 17 (13.60%) Perl
3 17 (13.60%) SQL
4 14 (11.20%) VBScript
5 8 (6.40%) Python
6 7 (5.60%) PHP
7 5 (4.00%) VB
8 3 (2.40%) Java
9 2 (1.60%) C#
9 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.20%) CCNA
2 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.20%) MCSE
3 3 (2.40%) MCP
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.80%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 41 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.40%) Docker
7 3 (2.40%) NFS
8 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.60%) vSphere
9 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.80%) Postfix
9 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (24.00%) SCOM
2 26 (20.80%) SCCM
3 17 (13.60%) Puppet
4 15 (12.00%) WSUS
5 14 (11.20%) Nagios
6 8 (6.40%) Ansible
7 7 (5.60%) OpenView
8 6 (4.80%) Control-M
9 5 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (2.40%) Terraform
12 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.80%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.80%) SafeCom
13 1 (0.80%) Salt
13 1 (0.80%) SnapVault
13 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (62.40%) VMware
2 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.20%) HP
4 17 (13.60%) Citrix
5 16 (12.80%) EMC
6 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
7 12 (9.60%) Cisco
8 11 (8.80%) Dell
8 11 (8.80%) NetApp
9 9 (7.20%) IBM
10 7 (5.60%) Oracle
11 6 (4.80%) Veritas
12 5 (4.00%) BMC
12 5 (4.00%) Intel Security
13 4 (3.20%) Altiris
14 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.40%) Qualys
15 2 (1.60%) Escenic
15 2 (1.60%) Tableau
15 2 (1.60%) Veeam
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