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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 372 393 353
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 38 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.098% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £273 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 -
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +23 9 £475 +72.72% 2
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
4 35 (52.24%) VMware
5 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
6 21 (31.34%) DevOps
7 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (28.36%) SLA
9 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
10 15 (22.39%) HP
11 14 (20.90%) SAN
11 14 (20.90%) Websense
11 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (17.91%) Finance
12 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
13 11 (16.42%) DNS
14 10 (14.93%) SQL
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (14.93%) IBM
15 9 (13.43%) SCCM
15 9 (13.43%) SCOM
15 9 (13.43%) MCSE
15 9 (13.43%) ITIL
16 8 (11.94%) Replication
16 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (11.94%) HP SIM
17 7 (10.45%) 3PAR
17 7 (10.45%) vSphere

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) IIS
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) DNS
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.96%) DHCP
4 6 (8.96%) LAN
4 6 (8.96%) NAS
5 5 (7.46%) WAN
6 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.97%) VoIP
6 4 (5.97%) Firewall
6 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.48%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.48%) VPN
8 2 (2.99%) SMS
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security
9 1 (1.49%) Internet
9 1 (1.49%) SMTP
9 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Replication
2 7 (10.45%) Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.96%) Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) DevOps
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL
3 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.97%) Migration
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) B2C
8 1 (1.49%) Workflow Management
8 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) VBScript
4 3 (4.48%) C
5 2 (2.99%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) MCTS
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) vSphere
4 6 (8.96%) XenApp
5 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.97%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.48%) NFS
7 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.49%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
1 9 (13.43%) SCOM
2 8 (11.94%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.97%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.99%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) VMware
2 15 (22.39%) HP
3 14 (20.90%) Websense
4 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.93%) IBM
6 7 (10.45%) Cisco
6 7 (10.45%) Citrix
6 7 (10.45%) 3PAR
7 5 (7.46%) NetApp
8 4 (5.97%) Altiris
9 3 (4.48%) F5
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) BMC
10 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.99%) SAP
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle
11 1 (1.49%) Sybase
11 1 (1.49%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) EMC
11 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds