The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 258 263 250
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Median daily rate £275 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £397 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £331 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
Windows Systems 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
8085 9312 8791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 94.99% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4891 5575 4868
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 439 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Windows Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -2 3 £250 +42.85%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £275 -31.25%
East Sussex - 2 £275 - 1
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Windows Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) SaaS
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) Intranet
9 3 (15.00%) Internet
9 3 (15.00%) WordPress
9 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) Postfix
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL