The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 389 398 414
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 43 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 17
Median daily rate £350 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £218 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £31.50 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Windows Systems 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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the London region.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the London region.

Windows Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Windows Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) VMware
3 45 (69.23%) PowerShell
4 38 (58.46%) Windows Server
5 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
6 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
7 27 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (40.00%) SCOM
9 25 (38.46%) Finance
10 23 (35.38%) Linux
11 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (26.15%) Open Source
12 16 (24.62%) VBScript
13 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (21.54%) DNS
15 13 (20.00%) HP
15 13 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
16 12 (18.46%) Puppet
16 12 (18.46%) EMC
16 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
16 12 (18.46%) IIS
16 12 (18.46%) Back Office
17 11 (16.92%) WSUS
17 11 (16.92%) Nagios
17 11 (16.92%) Citrix
17 11 (16.92%) Virtual Environments
18 10 (15.38%) NetApp
18 10 (15.38%) Red Hat

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.46%) IIS
2 9 (13.85%) Apache
3 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.54%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) DNS
2 8 (12.31%) Internet
3 7 (10.77%) Firewall
3 7 (10.77%) X.509
4 5 (7.69%) SAN
5 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.08%) HTTP
6 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.08%) SMTP
6 2 (3.08%) SSH
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) FCoE
7 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.54%) LDAP
7 1 (1.54%) NAS
7 1 (1.54%) SSL
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Back Office
3 5 (7.69%) Publishing
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) LAMP
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.15%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Derivative
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server
3 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (35.38%) Linux
5 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.77%) Unix
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.69%) Solaris
9 3 (4.62%) AIX
9 3 (4.62%) CentOS
9 3 (4.62%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Open Source
2 13 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
4 11 (16.92%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (3.08%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Service Management
9 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.54%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.54%) ITSM
9 1 (1.54%) Kanban
9 1 (1.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 16 (24.62%) VBScript
3 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.38%) Perl
5 7 (10.77%) PHP
5 7 (10.77%) Python
5 7 (10.77%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) Korn
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) CCNA
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.08%) MCP
2 1 (1.54%) MCSE
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 27 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.54%) NFS
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (40.00%) SCOM
2 12 (18.46%) Puppet
3 11 (16.92%) Nagios
3 11 (16.92%) WSUS
4 10 (15.38%) SCCM
5 9 (13.85%) OpenView
6 8 (12.31%) Control-M
7 5 (7.69%) Ansible
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
11 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (1.54%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) VMware
2 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (18.46%) EMC
5 11 (16.92%) Citrix
6 10 (15.38%) NetApp
6 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 9 (13.85%) Dell
8 8 (12.31%) Cisco
9 7 (10.77%) BMC
10 5 (7.69%) IBM
11 4 (6.15%) Veritas
12 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.08%) Symantec
13 1 (1.54%) Apple
13 1 (1.54%) arcserve
13 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.54%) F5
13 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.54%) Varonis