The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 Administrator
Rank 236 228 236
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Windows Administrator
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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
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 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
Buckinghamshire -6 2 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) HP
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Clustering
6 7 (43.75%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) SCOM
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) MOM
8 5 (31.25%) Sophos
8 5 (31.25%) Qualys
8 5 (31.25%) Altiris
8 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (31.25%) HP SIM
9 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) EPoS
10 3 (18.75%) DevOps
11 2 (12.50%) Degree
11 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) EPoS
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
1 7 (43.75%) SAP Afaria
2 6 (37.50%) SCOM
3 5 (31.25%) HP SIM
3 5 (31.25%) MOM
4 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Altiris
3 5 (31.25%) Qualys
3 5 (31.25%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco