The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 394 387 383
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 8 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.076% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £439 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £228
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +43.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +33 7 £300 -31.62% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) VBScript

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam