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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 398 401 378
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 4 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.065% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.069% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 30
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £483 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-49.36% -

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -9 1 £350 -11.67% 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
4 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) SCCM
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 8 (33.33%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) DNS
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) Citrix
11 4 (16.67%) Perl
11 4 (16.67%) Office 365
11 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 3 (12.50%) Terraform
12 3 (12.50%) NAS
12 3 (12.50%) Veeam
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
12 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (12.50%) DevOps
12 3 (12.50%) Migration
12 3 (12.50%) IBM

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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) Skype
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Solaris
7 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Information Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Service Design
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Terraform
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.17%) OpenView
4 1 (4.17%) Packer
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Veeam
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Escenic
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) Tableau
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Qualys
5 1 (4.17%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas