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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 388 355 375
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 23 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 26
Average daily rate £345 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.89%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 5 £393 +28.16% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £275 - 1
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Windows Server
3 30 (49.18%) VMware
3 30 (49.18%) Active Directory
4 26 (42.62%) PowerShell
5 21 (34.43%) Linux
6 18 (29.51%) DNS
6 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
6 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
7 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (26.23%) IIS
8 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (21.31%) SQL
10 12 (19.67%) DHCP
11 11 (18.03%) Python
11 11 (18.03%) Cisco
12 10 (16.39%) Migration
12 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (14.75%) Office 365
13 9 (14.75%) SAN
13 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.75%) .NET
14 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
14 8 (13.11%) Replication
14 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (13.11%) Puppet
14 8 (13.11%) vSphere
14 8 (13.11%) Performance Tuning

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (26.23%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.56%) Apache
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.56%) nginx
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) JBoss
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) DNS
2 12 (19.67%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) SAN
4 7 (11.48%) LDAP
5 6 (9.84%) Internet
6 5 (8.20%) Intranet
7 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.56%) Wireless
8 3 (4.92%) Firewall
8 3 (4.92%) NAS
9 2 (3.28%) LAN
9 2 (3.28%) Network Security
9 2 (3.28%) SSH
9 2 (3.28%) VPN
9 2 (3.28%) WAN
10 1 (1.64%) DDNS
10 1 (1.64%) FTP
10 1 (1.64%) SSL
10 1 (1.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.84%) DB2
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.28%) MySQL
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.48%) Banking
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Law
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) JRuby
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.64%) WPF
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Replication
2 7 (11.48%) Clustering
3 5 (8.20%) EMC VNX
4 4 (6.56%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.64%) FMCG
7 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Windows Server
3 21 (34.43%) Linux
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
7 6 (9.84%) Unix
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.28%) CentOS
9 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.28%) VyOS
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.64%) Debian
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.64%) Solaris
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Migration
2 8 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.84%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (9.84%) Database Tuning
5 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.56%) Database Security
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps
6 4 (6.56%) Open Source
6 4 (6.56%) Server Building
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) ITSM
8 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.64%) Release Management
9 1 (1.64%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.56%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) Korn
9 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.64%) MCITP
1 1 (1.64%) MCSE
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) vSphere
4 5 (8.20%) vCloud
5 4 (6.56%) KVM
6 3 (4.92%) NFS
6 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.64%) Samba
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.64%) XenApp
8 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) SCCM
3 5 (8.20%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.28%) WSUS
7 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.64%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.64%) Casper Suite
7 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) VMware
2 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) Dell
4 6 (9.84%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.20%) Dell KACE
5 5 (8.20%) EMC
5 5 (8.20%) Veeam
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle
6 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
6 4 (6.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) Apple
7 3 (4.92%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.28%) Brocade
8 2 (3.28%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) Vyatta