The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 249 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% - 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% - 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £278
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Windows Systems 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
8672 7951 6973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.64% 91.31% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 4245 3334
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 447 586
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) CommVault
7 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco