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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 412 413 405
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 19 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 16
Median daily rate £378 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £293 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £13.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +3 3 £470 +19.36% 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (77.27%) VMware
3 40 (60.61%) Windows Server
4 34 (51.52%) PowerShell
5 32 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (42.42%) Linux
7 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
8 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
10 19 (28.79%) DNS
11 18 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (25.76%) SAN
13 16 (24.24%) SCCM
13 16 (24.24%) SCOM
14 14 (21.21%) EMC
15 13 (19.70%) IIS
16 12 (18.18%) ITIL
16 12 (18.18%) Perl
16 12 (18.18%) Citrix
16 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
16 12 (18.18%) Finance
16 12 (18.18%) Firewall
17 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 11 (16.67%) Cisco
17 11 (16.67%) Bash Shell
17 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (16.67%) Puppet
18 10 (15.15%) SQL
18 10 (15.15%) Back Office

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 13 (19.70%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) DNS
2 17 (25.76%) SAN
3 12 (18.18%) Firewall
4 9 (13.64%) NAS
5 7 (10.61%) Internet
6 6 (9.09%) DHCP
7 5 (7.58%) X.509
8 3 (4.55%) SMTP
9 2 (3.03%) FCoE
9 2 (3.03%) HTTP
9 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.03%) LDAP
9 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.03%) SSH
9 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.03%) VLAN
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Back Office
3 6 (9.09%) Publishing
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
1 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.58%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (42.42%) Linux
5 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.06%) Unix
9 3 (4.55%) CentOS
9 3 (4.55%) Solaris
10 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) Open Source
5 5 (7.58%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.18%) Perl
3 11 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) VBScript
7 4 (6.06%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) C#
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) MCP
1 3 (4.55%) MCSE
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.03%) NFS
6 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.03%) vSphere
6 2 (3.03%) XenApp
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) SCCM
1 16 (24.24%) SCOM
2 11 (16.67%) Puppet
3 7 (10.61%) WSUS
4 6 (9.09%) Ansible
4 6 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (9.09%) Terraform
5 5 (7.58%) Nagios
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.03%) OpenView
6 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.52%) Packer
7 1 (1.52%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) VMware
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.21%) EMC
4 12 (18.18%) Citrix
4 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco
6 8 (12.12%) Dell
6 8 (12.12%) HP
6 8 (12.12%) NetApp
7 6 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle
8 5 (7.58%) IBM
9 4 (6.06%) Escenic
9 4 (6.06%) Qualys
9 4 (6.06%) Tableau
9 4 (6.06%) Veeam
9 4 (6.06%) Veritas
10 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.03%) Symantec
11 1 (1.52%) Remedy