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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 373 401 374
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 29 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.018% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.019% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 13
Average daily rate
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£348 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +17 7 £475 +40.74%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 30 (57.69%) VMware
5 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
6 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.69%) DevOps
8 16 (30.77%) SAN
9 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
9 15 (28.85%) SLA
9 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
13 11 (21.15%) Cisco
13 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
13 11 (21.15%) Linux
13 11 (21.15%) HP
14 10 (19.23%) SCOM
14 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (19.23%) Websense
14 10 (19.23%) SQL
15 9 (17.31%) MCSE
15 9 (17.31%) ITIL
15 9 (17.31%) DHCP
15 9 (17.31%) Citrix
15 9 (17.31%) SCCM
15 9 (17.31%) NAS
15 9 (17.31%) Finance
15 9 (17.31%) Clustering

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) IIS
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) SAN
2 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.31%) DHCP
3 9 (17.31%) NAS
4 8 (15.38%) DNS
5 7 (13.46%) LAN
6 6 (11.54%) Internet
6 6 (11.54%) WAN
7 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 4 (7.69%) Firewall
8 4 (7.69%) VoIP
9 3 (5.77%) FTP
9 3 (5.77%) SMTP
9 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
10 2 (3.85%) VLAN
11 1 (1.92%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.92%) VPN
11 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Clustering
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (21.15%) Linux
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.69%) Server Building
6 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Security
6 3 (5.77%) Workflow Management
6 3 (5.77%) Workflow
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C
4 3 (5.77%) VBScript
4 3 (5.77%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.31%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 8 (15.38%) XenApp
3 8 (15.38%) vSphere
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.77%) NFS
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) SCOM
2 9 (17.31%) SCCM
3 6 (11.54%) HP SIM
4 4 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.77%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (5.77%) MOM
6 2 (3.85%) BladeLogic
6 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.85%) Puppet
6 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) VMware
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco
3 11 (21.15%) HP
4 10 (19.23%) Websense
5 9 (17.31%) Citrix
6 8 (15.38%) IBM
7 7 (13.46%) 3PAR
7 7 (13.46%) NetApp
8 6 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (5.77%) Varonis
9 3 (5.77%) F5
9 3 (5.77%) Sybase
10 2 (3.85%) BMC
10 2 (3.85%) Symantec
11 1 (1.92%) RightFax
11 1 (1.92%) Intel