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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 389 342 392
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 23 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 29
Average daily rate £273 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £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 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 7 £275 -38.88% 5
Barnet - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (48.78%) VMware
5 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) HP
6 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (31.71%) DNS
8 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
9 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (24.39%) IBM
10 8 (19.51%) DHCP
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) VBScript
10 8 (19.51%) SAN
10 8 (19.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (14.63%) HP SIM
11 6 (14.63%) NetApp
11 6 (14.63%) Citrix
11 6 (14.63%) Banking
11 6 (14.63%) Retail
11 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.20%) Dell
12 5 (12.20%) WAN
12 5 (12.20%) IIS
12 5 (12.20%) MCSE
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 5 (12.20%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) FCoE
5 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
1 1 (2.44%) Replication
1 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) B2C
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) VBScript
3 3 (7.32%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MCSE
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) VCP5
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) NFS
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) UAG
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP SIM
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) HP
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) IBM
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) NetApp
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £270 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 26 days ago