The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 240 240 228
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 13 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £305 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.89%
Windows 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Administrator across the South East region.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Administrator across the South East region.

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +4 10 £295 -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Berkshire +1 1 £305 +16.19% 1
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) Citrix
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) SAN
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
7 7 (24.14%) Back Office
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.24%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) SCCM
10 4 (13.79%) SCOM
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.34%) Firewall

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) NAS
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (24.14%) Back Office
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
1 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
1 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
1 2 (6.90%) Server Building
1 2 (6.90%) Workflow
2 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) High Availability
2 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
2 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) KVM
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Altiris
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
4 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Veeam