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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 399 385 401
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 31 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 15
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +32 3 £415 -12.63% 2
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (79.55%) VMware
3 29 (65.91%) PowerShell
4 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 23 (52.27%) Windows Server
6 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (36.36%) Finance
8 15 (34.09%) Linux
9 14 (31.82%) HP
9 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (29.55%) Open Source
11 12 (27.27%) SCOM
11 12 (27.27%) VBScript
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.18%) Control-M
13 8 (18.18%) OpenView
13 8 (18.18%) DNS
13 8 (18.18%) SAN
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (15.91%) BMC
14 7 (15.91%) Unix
14 7 (15.91%) WSUS
14 7 (15.91%) Migration
15 6 (13.64%) Python
15 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
15 6 (13.64%) Perl
15 6 (13.64%) Citrix
15 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (13.64%) Nagios
15 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell

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 5 (11.36%) IIS
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) HipChat
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) DNS
1 8 (18.18%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) SSH
4 3 (6.82%) NAS
5 2 (4.55%) DHCP
5 2 (4.55%) HTTP
5 2 (4.55%) LDAP
5 2 (4.55%) Network Security
5 2 (4.55%) X.509
6 1 (2.27%) FCoE
6 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) SMTP
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
6 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JRuby
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) Derivative
2 1 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.91%) Unix
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.09%) Solaris
9 3 (6.82%) AIX
9 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
9 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.55%) VyOS
11 1 (2.27%) CentOS
11 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Open Source
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.27%) Change Control
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.27%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.27%) Release Management
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.27%) VBScript
3 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
3 6 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) NFS
4 3 (6.82%) KVM
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Samba
6 1 (2.27%) vCloud
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCOM
2 8 (18.18%) Control-M
2 8 (18.18%) OpenView
3 7 (15.91%) WSUS
4 6 (13.64%) Nagios
4 6 (13.64%) Puppet
5 5 (11.36%) SCCM
6 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.27%) Ansible
8 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.27%) Casper Suite
8 1 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.27%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) HP
4 7 (15.91%) BMC
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 5 (11.36%) NetApp
7 4 (9.09%) Dell
7 4 (9.09%) Rackspace
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) Symantec
9 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.55%) Apple
9 2 (4.55%) Brocade
9 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.55%) Veritas
9 2 (4.55%) Vyatta
10 1 (2.27%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (2.27%) Dell KACE