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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 373 383 362
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 23 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £278
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
19333 20463 18728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.86% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13601 13822 12764
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 394 433
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +18 3 £413 +3.12% 2
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (60.00%) VMware
4 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
5 17 (42.50%) DevOps
6 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 14 (35.00%) Websense
7 14 (35.00%) SLA
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (15.00%) SAN
10 5 (12.50%) NetApp
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
10 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.50%) F5
10 5 (12.50%) NAS
10 5 (12.50%) SCCM
10 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
11 4 (10.00%) Altiris
11 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
11 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
11 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 5 (12.50%) NAS
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) SMS
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
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 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) DevOps
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) B2C
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.50%) NFS
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Websense
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) F5
4 5 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (10.00%) Altiris
5 4 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
7 2 (5.00%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (5.00%) SAP
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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