The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 545 521 520
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 24 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.073% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.079% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £335 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £371 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £228
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +43.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.13 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Windows Systems Administrator
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -7 8 £300 -15.49% 6
South East -8 8 £310 -3.12%
South West -32 2 £225 -35.71%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (46.15%) VMware
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) SCCM
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (30.77%) IIS
8 11 (28.21%) HP
8 11 (28.21%) Clustering
9 10 (25.64%) SCOM
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) Citrix
10 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.51%) Sophos
12 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (17.95%) SAP Afaria
13 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.38%) Banking
13 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
14 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
14 5 (12.82%) DNS
14 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
14 5 (12.82%) MOM
14 5 (12.82%) Altiris
14 5 (12.82%) WSUS
14 5 (12.82%) Network Load Balancing

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (30.77%) IIS
2 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) DCOM
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.26%) Windows NT
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.56%) UNIX
10 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
3 2 (5.13%) Fund Management
3 2 (5.13%) Wealth Management
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) ITSM
4 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Security Management
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.56%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) VB
3 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) XenApp
4 4 (10.26%) XenServer
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.56%) vSphere
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) SCCM
2 10 (25.64%) SCOM
3 7 (17.95%) SAP Afaria
4 5 (12.82%) WSUS
4 5 (12.82%) HP SIM
4 5 (12.82%) MOM
5 1 (2.56%) WMI
5 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix
5 8 (20.51%) Sophos
6 5 (12.82%) Altiris
6 5 (12.82%) Qualys
7 4 (10.26%) Veeam
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee
8 3 (7.69%) CommVault
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) Compaq
9 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Intel
10 1 (2.56%) AppSense
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