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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 237 239 229
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
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
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 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
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £400 -
Surrey - 6 £400 -
Hampshire -3 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
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Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Migration
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) Clustering
7 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) NAS
10 4 (20.00%) EMC
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) NetApp
10 4 (20.00%) LDAP
10 4 (20.00%) NFS
10 4 (20.00%) VB
11 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
11 3 (15.00%) HP
11 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (15.00%) SAP Afaria
11 3 (15.00%) Server Building
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) TPMS
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Server Building
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Afaria
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace