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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 255 237 236
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
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£325 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Windows Administrator
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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
9002 8545 8264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.66% 92.12% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5419 4750 4367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 412 510
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Surrey - 6 £244 -
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £400 -
Berkshire - 3 £395 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (29.63%) Migration
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) IIS
11 4 (14.81%) VB
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) NFS
11 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.81%) NetApp
11 4 (14.81%) LDAP
11 4 (14.81%) EMC
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) NAS
12 3 (11.11%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) TPMS
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) SAN
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) LDAP
4 4 (14.81%) NAS
5 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) SDLC
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) NFS
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.70%) Samba
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) Altiris
5 1 (3.70%) HP