The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 559 564 533
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 61 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.093% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -15 54 £413 +44.73% 9
London +6 27 £425 +41.66% 5
City of London -15 9 £425 +41.66% 1
South East -9 8 £363 +16.93% 2
North East - 8 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £500 -
South West -5 4 £250 +11.11%
Surrey - 4 £313 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 3 £400 -
East of England -4 2 £315 +27.27% 1
Edinburgh -7 2 £350 +27.27%
Scotland -9 2 £350 +27.27%
Yorkshire -22 2 £275 -
North West - 2 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £250 -
Cambridge - 2 £315 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £315 - 1
Birmingham 0 1 £450 -
West Midlands -4 1 £450 +72.24% 1
West Yorkshire -24 1 £225 -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
South Wales - 1 £200 -
Wales - 1 £200 -
Oxford - 1 £325 -
Reigate - 1 £175 -
Huddersfield - 1 £225 -
Chester - 1 £375 -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (46.97%) VMware
2 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
3 54 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 54 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 44 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (21.97%) Finance
7 29 (21.97%) HP
8 27 (20.45%) DNS
8 27 (20.45%) SQL
8 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 26 (19.70%) Citrix
10 24 (18.18%) Migration
11 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (15.15%) SAN
12 20 (15.15%) ITIL
12 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 19 (14.39%) IIS
13 19 (14.39%) IBM
13 19 (14.39%) SCCM
14 18 (13.64%) Cisco
15 17 (12.88%) Clustering
16 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
16 16 (12.12%) DHCP
17 15 (11.36%) MCSE
17 15 (11.36%) NetApp
18 14 (10.61%) Linux

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (14.39%) IIS
2 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.52%) TPMS
8 1 (0.76%) Lync
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.45%) DNS
2 20 (15.15%) SAN
3 16 (12.12%) DHCP
4 9 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.82%) NAS
5 7 (5.30%) LAN
5 7 (5.30%) WAN
6 5 (3.79%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.03%) VPN
7 4 (3.03%) LDAP
8 3 (2.27%) Firewall
8 3 (2.27%) VLAN
8 3 (2.27%) FTP
8 3 (2.27%) SMTP
9 2 (1.52%) HTTP
9 2 (1.52%) SSL
9 2 (1.52%) Internet
10 1 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Subversion
1 3 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (1.52%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.27%) Law
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Clustering
2 12 (9.09%) Replication
3 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.27%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.61%) Linux
6 8 (6.06%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.03%) UNIX
10 2 (1.52%) AIX
10 2 (1.52%) HPUX
10 2 (1.52%) Solaris
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) Migration
2 20 (15.15%) ITIL
3 12 (9.09%) Server Building
4 9 (6.82%) DevOps
5 7 (5.30%) Change Management
5 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.52%) Workflow Management
9 2 (1.52%) Project Management
9 2 (1.52%) Workflow
9 2 (1.52%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.52%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 27 (20.45%) SQL
3 12 (9.09%) VBScript
4 10 (7.58%) VB
5 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.79%) C
7 3 (2.27%) Python
7 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.52%) C#
8 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.36%) MCSE
3 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) MCP
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.52%) Degree
6 2 (1.52%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) GxP
System Software
1 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 31 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.61%) XenApp
4 12 (9.09%) vSphere
5 7 (5.30%) vCloud
6 5 (3.79%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.79%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.03%) NFS
7 4 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.27%) Samba
8 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.52%) SRDF
9 2 (1.52%) XenServer
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (14.39%) SCCM
2 12 (9.09%) SCOM
3 6 (4.55%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.27%) OpenView
6 3 (2.27%) MOM
6 3 (2.27%) Control-M
6 3 (2.27%) Puppet
6 3 (2.27%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (1.52%) SCSM
7 2 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) WSUS
8 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.76%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 62 (46.97%) VMware
2 54 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 29 (21.97%) HP
4 26 (19.70%) Citrix
5 19 (14.39%) IBM
6 18 (13.64%) Cisco
7 15 (11.36%) NetApp
8 8 (6.06%) Oracle
9 7 (5.30%) EMC
9 7 (5.30%) Websense
10 4 (3.03%) SonicWALL
10 4 (3.03%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.27%) Dell
11 3 (2.27%) Sybase
11 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.27%) BMC
11 3 (2.27%) CA
12 1 (0.76%) AppSense
12 1 (0.76%) Altiris
12 1 (0.76%) Apple
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