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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 361 384 348
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 33 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 16
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£350 £300 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.96 - £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
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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 +15 7 £413 +17.85%
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) VMware
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
5 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
6 17 (36.17%) DevOps
7 14 (29.79%) Websense
7 14 (29.79%) SLA
8 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) IIS
10 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.89%) SCCM
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
11 7 (14.89%) DNS
11 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
11 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) SAN
12 6 (12.77%) NetApp
12 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
13 5 (10.64%) VoIP
13 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (10.64%) Clustering
13 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.64%) NAS
13 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
13 5 (10.64%) F5
13 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
3 5 (10.64%) NAS
3 5 (10.64%) VoIP
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) SMS
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.13%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.89%) Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) DevOps
2 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) B2C
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) MOF
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
3 2 (4.26%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) MCSE
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.51%) XenApp
5 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) NFS
6 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Websense
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) NetApp
5 5 (10.64%) F5
6 4 (8.51%) Altiris
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix
6 4 (8.51%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.26%) RightFax
8 2 (4.26%) BMC
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Symantec
8 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) Intel
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco
9 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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