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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 383 410 366
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 26 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.058% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.062% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £261
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +33.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.96 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 6 £413 +10.00% 5
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (30.00%) DevOps
6 11 (27.50%) Websense
6 11 (27.50%) SLA
7 8 (20.00%) IIS
7 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.00%) SCCM
10 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.50%) NetApp
10 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.00%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.00%) Citrix
11 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (10.00%) Altiris
11 4 (10.00%) XenApp
12 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (7.50%) F5

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) SMS
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) MOF
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) XenServer
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Websense
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Altiris
5 3 (7.50%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Intel
6 2 (5.00%) RightFax
7 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.50%) Sybase
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