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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 395 415 379
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 25 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 21
Average daily rate
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£340 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £335 £135
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +148.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
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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 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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +37 14 £381 +27.29% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) VMware
3 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
4 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (46.51%) IBM
8 18 (41.86%) HP
9 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
9 17 (39.53%) vSphere
10 15 (34.88%) Citrix
11 14 (32.56%) ITIL
11 14 (32.56%) Finance
12 11 (25.58%) VBScript
13 9 (20.93%) HP SIM
13 9 (20.93%) XenApp
14 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
14 8 (18.60%) Clustering
15 7 (16.28%) IIS
15 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow
16 6 (13.95%) Veeam
16 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
16 6 (13.95%) Replication
16 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
16 6 (13.95%) Change Management
17 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
17 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 5 (11.63%) Linux

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 2 (4.65%) VLAN
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Replication
3 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
3 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.33%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.95%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.33%) MOF
5 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) VBScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (39.53%) vSphere
4 9 (20.93%) XenApp
5 5 (11.63%) VMware Server
6 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.65%) XenServer
9 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) HP SIM
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) IBM
3 18 (41.86%) HP
4 15 (34.88%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow
6 6 (13.95%) Veeam
7 5 (11.63%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 3 (6.98%) RightFax
9 2 (4.65%) Intel
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle
10 1 (2.33%) Sun
10 1 (2.33%) Veritas