The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 392 386 398
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 28 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.085% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.092% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £243 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £335
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Windows Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Administrator across the London region.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Administrator across the London region.

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 9 £425 +41.66% 1
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
3 32 (49.23%) VMware
4 30 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.69%) Finance
8 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
9 17 (26.15%) SQL
10 16 (24.62%) HP
11 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.00%) Citrix
12 13 (20.00%) Cisco
12 13 (20.00%) IBM
12 13 (20.00%) MCSE
13 12 (18.46%) ITIL
13 12 (18.46%) VBScript
13 12 (18.46%) SLA
14 11 (16.92%) SAN
14 11 (16.92%) vSphere
15 10 (15.38%) IIS
15 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
16 9 (13.85%) NetApp
16 9 (13.85%) DNS
16 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (13.85%) XenApp

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) SAN
2 9 (13.85%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) DHCP
5 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 5 (7.69%) LAN
5 5 (7.69%) WAN
6 4 (6.15%) NAS
7 3 (4.62%) SMTP
7 3 (4.62%) FTP
8 2 (3.08%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.08%) Internet
8 2 (3.08%) Firewall
9 1 (1.54%) VLAN
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Subversion
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Law
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) XSL
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.54%) Ajax
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) WCF
3 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Replication
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (6.15%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.15%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.62%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (9.23%) Linux
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) Server Building
3 5 (7.69%) DevOps
3 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.08%) Workflow Management
5 2 (3.08%) Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) Migration
5 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.54%) Project Management
6 1 (1.54%) Change Management
6 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.54%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.54%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.54%) Open Source
6 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) VBScript
4 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.69%) C
6 4 (6.15%) VB
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.00%) MCSE
3 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) MCTS
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.92%) vSphere
4 9 (13.85%) XenApp
5 7 (10.77%) vCloud
6 4 (6.15%) VMware Server
6 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.54%) XenServer
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
1 8 (12.31%) SCOM
2 6 (9.23%) HP SIM
3 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.62%) MOM
4 3 (4.62%) Control-M
4 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 3 (4.62%) OpenView
5 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) VMware
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) HP
4 13 (20.00%) Citrix
4 13 (20.00%) Cisco
4 13 (20.00%) IBM
5 9 (13.85%) NetApp
6 7 (10.77%) Websense
6 7 (10.77%) Oracle
7 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.62%) Sybase
8 3 (4.62%) BMC
9 1 (1.54%) Intel
9 1 (1.54%) RightFax
9 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.54%) Apple
9 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds