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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 387 391 360
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 9 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.068% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.072% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 27
Median daily rate £350 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £291 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -7 4 £410 +4.45% 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) VMware
3 29 (61.70%) Windows Server
4 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
7 18 (38.30%) Linux
8 16 (34.04%) DNS
8 16 (34.04%) SAN
9 14 (29.79%) SCCM
10 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) ITIL
11 9 (19.15%) VMware ESX
11 9 (19.15%) NAS
12 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (17.02%) IIS
12 8 (17.02%) Perl
12 8 (17.02%) SQL
12 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (14.89%) HP
13 7 (14.89%) EMC
13 7 (14.89%) Citrix
14 6 (12.77%) Intel Security
14 6 (12.77%) Firewall
14 6 (12.77%) Migration
14 6 (12.77%) Oracle
14 6 (12.77%) DHCP
14 6 (12.77%) TeamCity

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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
1 16 (34.04%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) NAS
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) Internet
5 2 (4.26%) FCoE
5 2 (4.26%) HTTP
5 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) LDAP
5 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.26%) SMTP
5 2 (4.26%) SSH
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) VLAN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.51%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows Server
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (38.30%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) Solaris
6 3 (6.38%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.64%) DevOps
4 4 (8.51%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.26%) ITSM
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.02%) Perl
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Korn
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCSE
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.26%) NFS
7 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.26%) vSphere
7 2 (4.26%) XenApp
8 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 6 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Terraform
3 5 (10.64%) SCOM
4 4 (8.51%) Puppet
5 3 (6.38%) Ansible
5 3 (6.38%) WSUS
6 2 (4.26%) OpenView
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.13%) Nagios
7 1 (2.13%) Packer
7 1 (2.13%) SafeCom
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) VMware
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 7 (14.89%) EMC
3 7 (14.89%) HP
4 6 (12.77%) Intel Security
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) Dell
5 5 (10.64%) IBM
5 5 (10.64%) NetApp
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.51%) Escenic
6 4 (8.51%) Qualys
6 4 (8.51%) Tableau
6 4 (8.51%) Veeam
6 4 (8.51%) Veritas
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) Lumension
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