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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 368 367 347
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 31 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.084% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £237
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.28%
Windows Administrator
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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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 5 £388 -6.06% 3
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (63.27%) VMware
4 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
5 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
6 17 (34.69%) DevOps
7 14 (28.57%) Websense
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (28.57%) SLA
8 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.45%) HP
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) IBM
11 8 (16.33%) SAN
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) DNS
12 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (12.24%) SCCM
13 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
14 5 (10.20%) Linux
14 5 (10.20%) VBScript
14 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
14 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.20%) Migration
14 5 (10.20%) HP SIM
14 5 (10.20%) NAS
14 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Lync
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) NAS
4 4 (8.16%) VoIP
4 4 (8.16%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
5 3 (6.12%) BIG-IP
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) SMS
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
7 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.20%) Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) DevOps
2 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.20%) Migration
2 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) B2C
5 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.08%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.04%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) VBScript
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) MCTS
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) NFS
6 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) XenApp
7 1 (2.04%) XenServer
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) HP SIM
3 4 (8.16%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) Websense
3 11 (22.45%) HP
4 8 (16.33%) IBM
5 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) Altiris
6 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.16%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) BMC
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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