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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 238 238 228
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 18 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £283
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £400 -
Hampshire -7 5 £388 +23.01%
West Sussex - 2 £303 -
Windows Administrator
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) Migration
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (47.83%) Clustering
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) NAS
8 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 6 (26.09%) DNS
9 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (21.74%) Change Management
10 5 (21.74%) SLA
11 4 (17.39%) NFS
11 4 (17.39%) NetApp
11 4 (17.39%) EMC
11 4 (17.39%) Windows NT
11 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
11 4 (17.39%) MCSE
11 4 (17.39%) LDAP
11 4 (17.39%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) TPMS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
1 7 (30.43%) NAS
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Broadband
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
5 4 (17.39%) Windows NT
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) NFS
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) BladeLogic
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Rackspace