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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 400 424 392
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.036% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.038% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £287 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £350 £105
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +233.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22433 23506 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.34% 93.09% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15862 16190 15310
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 404 538
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 +19 5 £413 +37.72% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 8 (36.36%) IIS
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) NetApp
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.64%) Back Office
9 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
9 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
9 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (13.64%) Office 365
10 2 (9.09%) RightFax
10 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) MOF
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) RightFax
6 2 (9.09%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) Intel
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
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