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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 391 383 408
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 35 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.18% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 17
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.25 -
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
20603 22082 22266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14942 15388 15536
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 375 402
Median hourly rate £17.89 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +33 2 £463 +15.62% 2
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) VMware
3 34 (70.83%) PowerShell
4 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 21 (43.75%) Finance
7 17 (35.42%) Open Source
7 17 (35.42%) SCOM
8 15 (31.25%) VBScript
9 14 (29.17%) Linux
9 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (25.00%) HP
12 8 (16.67%) OpenView
12 8 (16.67%) Control-M
12 8 (16.67%) DNS
12 8 (16.67%) WSUS
12 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (14.58%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.58%) Unix
13 7 (14.58%) Perl
13 7 (14.58%) Nagios
13 7 (14.58%) Citrix
13 7 (14.58%) BMC
14 6 (12.50%) SAN
14 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 6 (12.50%) IIS
14 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange

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 6 (12.50%) IIS
1 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) HipChat
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) SSH
5 3 (6.25%) X.509
6 2 (4.17%) HTTP
6 2 (4.17%) LDAP
6 2 (4.17%) NAS
6 2 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) Firewall
7 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) jQuery
1 1 (2.08%) JRuby
1 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.08%) Derivative
1 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
1 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
1 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.17%) Linux
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.58%) Unix
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.33%) Solaris
9 3 (6.25%) AIX
9 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
9 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.08%) VyOS
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Open Source
2 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.58%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) DevOps
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Change Control
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.08%) Kanban
6 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) Release Management
6 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) PowerShell
2 15 (31.25%) VBScript
3 7 (14.58%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) NFS
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) Samba
5 1 (2.08%) vCloud
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCOM
2 8 (16.67%) Control-M
2 8 (16.67%) OpenView
2 8 (16.67%) WSUS
3 7 (14.58%) Nagios
4 6 (12.50%) Puppet
4 6 (12.50%) SCCM
5 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.08%) Ansible
7 1 (2.08%) Casper Suite
7 1 (2.08%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (2.08%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) VMware
2 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (14.58%) BMC
4 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Dell
5 5 (10.42%) NetApp
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
6 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.17%) Apple
8 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.08%) Dell KACE
9 1 (2.08%) Isilon
9 1 (2.08%) Varonis
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam