The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 395 374 383
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 13 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 19
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £20.00
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
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 309 344 401
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 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 11 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 +32 5 £393 +1.29% 2
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (32.26%) Python
8 9 (29.03%) DHCP
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (25.81%) Puppet
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (22.58%) SAN
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (19.35%) Office 365
11 6 (19.35%) Dell
11 6 (19.35%) LDAP
11 6 (19.35%) Perl
11 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
12 5 (16.13%) Migration
12 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
12 5 (16.13%) vCloud
12 5 (16.13%) vSphere
12 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) nginx
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DHCP
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) SAN
3 6 (19.35%) LDAP
4 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) SSH
6 1 (3.23%) DDNS
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) Multicast
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Law
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) JRuby
4 1 (3.23%) FFmpeg
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (12.90%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.68%) Unix
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.45%) VyOS
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.23%) Debian
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Release Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCITP
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) vCloud
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) KVM
5 3 (9.68%) NFS
6 2 (6.45%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) Samba
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Casper Suite
4 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 5 (16.13%) Dell KACE
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.13%) Veeam
6 4 (12.90%) EMC
6 4 (12.90%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Rackspace
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.45%) Brocade
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Vyatta
9 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (3.23%) Isilon
9 1 (3.23%) Meraki
9 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard