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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 251 228 246
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.069% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.075% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£359 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £350 £105
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +233.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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
Hampshire -11 3 £359 -13.55%
Surrey - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Windows Systems Administrator
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Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Clustering
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 7 (58.33%) SCOM
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) SAP Afaria
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) NAS
7 4 (33.33%) HP SIM
7 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Qualys
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (33.33%) Altiris
7 4 (33.33%) MOM
7 4 (33.33%) Sophos
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) Windows NT
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
7 4 (33.33%) Intel
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) NAS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 4 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCOM
2 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (41.67%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (33.33%) HP SIM
4 4 (33.33%) MOM
5 3 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Altiris
3 4 (33.33%) Qualys
3 4 (33.33%) Sophos
3 4 (33.33%) Intel
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco