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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 384 400 391
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 27 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.026% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.028% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 8
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -2 5 £373 +24.16% 2
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
4 27 (52.94%) VMware
5 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
6 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (27.45%) HP
8 14 (27.45%) SAN
9 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
9 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (21.57%) Cisco
11 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
11 11 (21.57%) Linux
11 11 (21.57%) MCSE
11 11 (21.57%) ITIL
12 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.61%) IBM
12 10 (19.61%) SLA
12 10 (19.61%) Finance
13 9 (17.65%) SCOM
13 9 (17.65%) Citrix
13 9 (17.65%) DNS
13 9 (17.65%) DHCP
13 9 (17.65%) VBScript
14 8 (15.69%) vSphere

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) SAN
2 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.65%) DHCP
3 9 (17.65%) DNS
4 8 (15.69%) NAS
5 7 (13.73%) LAN
6 6 (11.76%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) Internet
7 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.84%) FTP
8 4 (7.84%) SMTP
9 3 (5.88%) Firewall
10 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.92%) VLAN
10 2 (3.92%) VoIP
11 1 (1.96%) VPN
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.96%) Network Security
11 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (21.57%) Linux
5 6 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) DevOps
3 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Server Building
5 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.88%) Data Security
5 3 (5.88%) Workflow
5 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security
5 3 (5.88%) Workflow Management
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) B2C
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) VBScript
4 6 (11.76%) C
5 5 (9.80%) VB
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) MCSE
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) XenApp
3 8 (15.69%) vSphere
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Server
5 4 (7.84%) vCloud
6 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.96%) NFS
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCOM
2 7 (13.73%) SCCM
3 6 (11.76%) HP SIM
4 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (7.84%) MOM
5 3 (5.88%) Puppet
5 3 (5.88%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (3.92%) OpenView
6 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.92%) Control-M
6 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) VMware
2 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) HP
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco
5 10 (19.61%) IBM
6 9 (17.65%) Citrix
7 8 (15.69%) NetApp
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 5 (9.80%) Websense
9 5 (9.80%) 3PAR
10 4 (7.84%) Sybase
10 4 (7.84%) BMC
11 3 (5.88%) Varonis
12 2 (3.92%) Symantec
13 1 (1.96%) Apple
13 1 (1.96%) F5
13 1 (1.96%) RightFax
13 1 (1.96%) Intel
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