The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Windows Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 562 525 525
Rank change year-on-year
-37 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 80 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 65
Median daily rate £361 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £468 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Windows Administrator in the job title.

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK.

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England -31 73 £361 +3.21% 18
London +3 42 £375 +7.91% 5
Yorkshire +7 8 £325 +91.17% 3
North West -4 8 £360 -4.00% 2
South East -11 7 £275 -31.25% 3
Scotland - 7 £371 -
Edinburgh - 5 £442 -
Cheshire 0 4 £360 -4.00%
West Yorkshire -1 4 £400 +247.82% 2
City of London +28 3 £520 +60.00% 2
Leeds -5 3 £350 +204.34% 2
West Midlands -17 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
East of England +10 2 £460 +46.03% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £338 +68.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £275 -31.25% 1
South West +2 2 £381 +27.08% 1
Birmingham -7 2 - -
Surrey -17 2 £366 -8.43% 1
Warrington - 2 £360 -
Glasgow - 2 £280 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Cambridgeshire +18 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +13 1 £460 +41.53%
Cambridge +11 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +9 1 £200 -38.46%
Stevenage +4 1 £460 +41.53%
Oxford +1 1 £200 -38.46%

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Windows 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 featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 154 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (62.34%) Windows Server
3 83 (53.90%) Active Directory
4 71 (46.10%) VMware
5 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
6 56 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 50 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (31.17%) Linux
9 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (22.08%) SCOM
12 33 (21.43%) Finance
12 33 (21.43%) SAN
13 28 (18.18%) HP
14 27 (17.53%) SQL
15 26 (16.88%) SCCM
16 25 (16.23%) MS Exchange
17 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (14.29%) DNS
19 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
20 18 (11.69%) Open Source
21 17 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (11.04%) IIS
21 17 (11.04%) Unix
22 16 (10.39%) IBM
22 16 (10.39%) VBScript
22 16 (10.39%) Citrix
23 14 (9.09%) Internet
23 14 (9.09%) EMC
24 13 (8.44%) SharePoint

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (11.04%) IIS
3 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.55%) Apache
6 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.25%) WordPress
7 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.95%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.65%) JBoss
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) HipChat
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Office 365
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.90%) SaaS
4 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.30%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.43%) SAN
2 22 (14.29%) DNS
3 14 (9.09%) Internet
4 11 (7.14%) Firewall
5 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.55%) DHCP
6 7 (4.55%) NAS
7 6 (3.90%) Intranet
8 5 (3.25%) VPN
9 4 (2.60%) HTTP
9 4 (2.60%) SSL
10 3 (1.95%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.95%) LAN
10 3 (1.95%) LDAP
10 3 (1.95%) SMTP
10 3 (1.95%) SSH
10 3 (1.95%) X.509
11 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.30%) Network Security
11 2 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.90%) DB2
4 4 (2.60%) MySQL
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.30%) Big Data
6 2 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.95%) JIRA
2 2 (1.30%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.30%) Subversion
2 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (21.43%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Back Office
3 10 (6.49%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) .NET
1 3 (1.95%) Middleware
2 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.30%) LAMP
2 2 (1.30%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.30%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) JRuby
3 1 (0.65%) Spring
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.84%) Replication
3 5 (3.25%) Clustering
4 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.95%) Fintech
6 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Derivative
7 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.65%) iSeries
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Robotics
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (62.34%) Windows Server
3 50 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (31.17%) Linux
5 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (11.04%) Unix
8 10 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.49%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.25%) AIX
9 5 (3.25%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.25%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.25%) Solaris
10 3 (1.95%) CentOS
10 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.30%) zOS
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.69%) Open Source
2 13 (8.44%) Migration
2 13 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (6.49%) Configuration Management
5 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.19%) ITIL
7 7 (4.55%) DevOps
8 5 (3.25%) CRM
8 5 (3.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.60%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (2.60%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (2.60%) Server Building
10 3 (1.95%) Change Control
10 3 (1.95%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.95%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.95%) High Availability
10 3 (1.95%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.95%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.95%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 27 (17.53%) SQL
3 16 (10.39%) VBScript
4 12 (7.79%) Perl
5 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.90%) Java
7 4 (2.60%) VB
8 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.95%) PHP
8 3 (1.95%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) C
9 2 (1.30%) C#
9 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) MCSE
3 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) CCNA
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Degree
5 2 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 83 (53.90%) Active Directory
2 36 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.60%) NFS
7 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.60%) vSphere
8 3 (1.95%) Docker
8 3 (1.95%) Postfix
9 2 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.65%) Samba
10 1 (0.65%) Squid
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (22.08%) SCOM
2 26 (16.88%) SCCM
3 13 (8.44%) Nagios
3 13 (8.44%) WSUS
4 9 (5.84%) Control-M
4 9 (5.84%) OpenView
5 8 (5.19%) Puppet
6 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.95%) Ansible
7 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.30%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.65%) SCSM
9 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (46.10%) VMware
2 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.18%) HP
4 16 (10.39%) Citrix
4 16 (10.39%) IBM
5 14 (9.09%) EMC
6 11 (7.14%) Veritas
7 10 (6.49%) NetApp
8 9 (5.84%) BMC
8 9 (5.84%) Cisco
8 9 (5.84%) Oracle
9 8 (5.19%) Dell
10 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.95%) Altiris
11 3 (1.95%) Apple
11 3 (1.95%) CA
11 3 (1.95%) Symantec
12 2 (1.30%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.30%) Juniper
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