The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 384 396 396
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 16 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 23
Average daily rate
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£295 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 £42.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.11% +117.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Windows Administrator
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 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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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
City of London +31 12 £300 -31.62% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (60.53%) VMware
4 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
5 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
7 15 (39.47%) HP
8 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL
10 11 (28.95%) VBScript
10 11 (28.95%) IBM
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) vSphere
12 7 (18.42%) HP SIM
12 7 (18.42%) Citrix
13 6 (15.79%) DNS
13 6 (15.79%) IIS
13 6 (15.79%) Banking
13 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
14 5 (13.16%) Office 365
14 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (13.16%) Retail
14 5 (13.16%) Change Management
14 5 (13.16%) SQL
15 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
15 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
15 4 (10.53%) NetApp
15 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
15 4 (10.53%) Incident Management

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.89%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) FCoE
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
1 1 (2.63%) Clustering
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Data Management
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 11 (28.95%) VBScript
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) VCP5
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) NCDA
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP SIM
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 11 (28.95%) IBM
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) Sun