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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 394 389 409
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 30 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +4 10 £413 +37.50%
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
3 37 (59.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (51.61%) VMware
5 30 (48.39%) PowerShell
6 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 19 (30.65%) Finance
9 14 (22.58%) HP
9 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.97%) Citrix
10 13 (20.97%) SLA
11 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (19.35%) DNS
11 12 (19.35%) SAN
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
12 11 (17.74%) VBScript
12 11 (17.74%) MCSE
12 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
12 11 (17.74%) Cisco
12 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.13%) IBM
13 10 (16.13%) ITIL
13 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 10 (16.13%) IIS
13 10 (16.13%) vSphere
14 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
14 9 (14.52%) XenApp
14 9 (14.52%) DHCP

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (16.13%) IIS
1 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) DNS
1 12 (19.35%) SAN
2 9 (14.52%) DHCP
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) NAS
5 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
5 4 (6.45%) LAN
5 4 (6.45%) WAN
6 3 (4.84%) SMTP
6 3 (4.84%) FTP
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.61%) Multicast
8 1 (1.61%) LDAP
8 1 (1.61%) DDNS
8 1 (1.61%) Firewall
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Subversion
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Law
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSL
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Replication
5 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.84%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (59.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Linux
6 7 (11.29%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) DevOps
2 5 (8.06%) Server Building
3 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.23%) Workflow Management
4 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.23%) Workflow
4 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.61%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.61%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.61%) Project Management
5 1 (1.61%) Service Management
5 1 (1.61%) Change Management
5 1 (1.61%) Migration
5 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.61%) ITSM
5 1 (1.61%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 11 (17.74%) VBScript
4 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) VB
5 5 (8.06%) C
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) Korn
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.74%) MCSE
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) vSphere
4 9 (14.52%) XenApp
5 8 (12.90%) vCloud
6 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.61%) XenServer
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) SCOM
3 3 (4.84%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.84%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) OpenView
3 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.84%) MOM
3 3 (4.84%) Control-M
4 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) HP
4 13 (20.97%) Citrix
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco
6 10 (16.13%) IBM
7 9 (14.52%) NetApp
8 8 (12.90%) Websense
9 7 (11.29%) Oracle
10 3 (4.84%) Sybase
10 3 (4.84%) BMC
10 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.61%) RightFax
11 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.61%) Apple
11 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.61%) Intel