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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 539 557 473
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 38 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.030% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.033% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1844 2043
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +13 23 £350 +27.27% 5
South East -9 10 £394 +26.00% 1
Yorkshire -23 5 - - 1
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Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (69.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (60.98%) VMware
3 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 31 (37.80%) PowerShell
5 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (30.49%) DevOps
7 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (25.61%) SLA
8 19 (23.17%) SAN
8 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
8 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.73%) DNS
10 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (19.51%) SQL
11 15 (18.29%) IIS
11 15 (18.29%) HP
11 15 (18.29%) Clustering
11 15 (18.29%) SCCM
12 14 (17.07%) Websense
12 14 (17.07%) Cisco
12 14 (17.07%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.85%) Finance
13 13 (15.85%) SCOM
14 12 (14.63%) Linux
14 12 (14.63%) NAS
15 11 (13.41%) Migration
16 10 (12.20%) DHCP

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (18.29%) IIS
2 14 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) TPMS
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) SAN
2 17 (20.73%) DNS
3 12 (14.63%) NAS
4 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.20%) DHCP
5 6 (7.32%) LAN
6 5 (6.10%) WAN
6 5 (6.10%) FTP
6 5 (6.10%) Firewall
7 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.88%) VoIP
7 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.66%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.66%) LDAP
8 3 (3.66%) SMTP
8 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 3 (3.66%) VPN
9 2 (2.44%) SMS
9 2 (2.44%) VLAN
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
1 4 (4.88%) XML
1 4 (4.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Clustering
2 4 (4.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.88%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (69.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.63%) Linux
6 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.44%) UNIX
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) DevOps
2 11 (13.41%) Migration
3 9 (10.98%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.66%) Workflow Management
8 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.66%) Change Management
8 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.66%) Workflow
8 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.44%) B2C
9 2 (2.44%) Project Management
9 2 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) PowerShell
2 16 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) C
4 4 (4.88%) VB
5 3 (3.66%) VBScript
6 2 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.98%) MCSE
3 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.88%) MCITP
5 4 (4.88%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) XenApp
4 6 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.32%) NFS
5 5 (6.10%) vSphere
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.88%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.22%) XenServer
8 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) SCCM
2 13 (15.85%) SCOM
3 6 (7.32%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.88%) SAP Afaria
5 3 (3.66%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.66%) MOM
6 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.44%) Puppet
6 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.22%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) VMware
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.29%) HP
4 14 (17.07%) Cisco
4 14 (17.07%) Websense
5 8 (9.76%) Citrix
5 8 (9.76%) NetApp
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle
6 7 (8.54%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.32%) IBM
8 4 (4.88%) Altiris
8 4 (4.88%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.88%) Sybase
9 3 (3.66%) EMC
9 3 (3.66%) F5
10 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.44%) SAP
10 2 (2.44%) Symantec
10 2 (2.44%) BMC
11 1 (1.22%) Intel
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