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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 564 548 534
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 82 97 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 47
Median daily rate £365 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 80 £364 +3.92% 12
London -4 42 £375 +11.94% 8
South East 0 17 £250 -37.50% 1
Yorkshire +14 11 £380 +16.92% 1
North West +6 7 £360 -4.00% 1
City of London +39 6 £420 +15.86% 1
West Yorkshire +4 6 £400 +73.91% 1
Leeds +9 5 £400 +247.82% 1
Cheshire -2 5 £360 -4.00%
East Sussex - 5 £250 -
Brighton - 5 £250 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £200 -
Surrey -12 3 £425 +7.93%
Berkshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £200 -
East Midlands +12 2 £338 +68.75% 1
Hampshire +3 2 £400 - 1
Chester -2 2 £425 +13.33%
Edinburgh -4 2 £442 +152.57% 1
Camberley -9 2 £425 +6.25%
Scotland -20 2 £442 +75.04% 2
Barnsley - 2 £343 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £343 -
Warrington - 2 £360 -
Reading - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +14 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
Cambridge +1 1 - -

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (67.81%) Windows Server
3 79 (54.11%) Active Directory
4 69 (47.26%) VMware
5 59 (40.41%) Microsoft
6 52 (35.62%) PowerShell
7 49 (33.56%) Linux
8 48 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (26.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (23.97%) SAN
12 30 (20.55%) HP
13 29 (19.86%) SCOM
14 27 (18.49%) SQL
14 27 (18.49%) Finance
15 25 (17.12%) SCCM
16 22 (15.07%) DNS
16 22 (15.07%) MS Exchange
17 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
19 16 (10.96%) IIS
19 16 (10.96%) IBM
20 15 (10.27%) Citrix
20 15 (10.27%) Migration
21 14 (9.59%) Unix
21 14 (9.59%) Open Source
21 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
22 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
22 13 (8.90%) VBScript
22 13 (8.90%) EMC

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 22 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.96%) IIS
3 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.11%) Apache
7 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.42%) WordPress
8 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.37%) JBoss
9 2 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) Confluence
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) HipChat
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.48%) Office 365
3 6 (4.11%) SaaS
4 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.97%) SAN
2 22 (15.07%) DNS
3 10 (6.85%) Internet
4 9 (6.16%) Firewall
5 8 (5.48%) DHCP
5 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.79%) Intranet
6 7 (4.79%) NAS
7 5 (3.42%) HTTP
8 4 (2.74%) LAN
8 4 (2.74%) LDAP
8 4 (2.74%) SSH
9 3 (2.05%) Network Security
9 3 (2.05%) SSL
9 3 (2.05%) VPN
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.37%) SMTP
10 2 (1.37%) WAN
10 2 (1.37%) X.509
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.05%) DB2
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.37%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.37%) Subversion
2 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Back Office
3 11 (7.53%) Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Law
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) .NET
1 4 (2.74%) Web Services
2 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.05%) Middleware
3 2 (1.37%) JRuby
3 2 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.37%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.68%) jQuery
4 1 (0.68%) LAMP
4 1 (0.68%) Spring
4 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.11%) Replication
3 4 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.74%) Clustering
4 3 (2.05%) Fintech
5 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Robotics
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (67.81%) Windows Server
3 49 (33.56%) Linux
4 48 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.59%) Unix
8 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.79%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.42%) AIX
10 5 (3.42%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.42%) Solaris
10 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.37%) CentOS
11 2 (1.37%) VyOS
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.37%) zOS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.27%) Migration
2 14 (9.59%) Open Source
3 12 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.79%) Configuration Management
5 7 (4.79%) ITIL
6 5 (3.42%) CRM
6 5 (3.42%) DevOps
7 4 (2.74%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.05%) Change Management
8 3 (2.05%) DNA
8 3 (2.05%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.05%) Information Security
8 3 (2.05%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.05%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.05%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.05%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.05%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.05%) Project Management
8 3 (2.05%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.62%) PowerShell
2 27 (18.49%) SQL
3 13 (8.90%) VBScript
4 9 (6.16%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.16%) Perl
5 6 (4.11%) Python
6 4 (2.74%) VB
7 3 (2.05%) C#
7 3 (2.05%) Java
8 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 2 (1.37%) Ruby
8 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.42%) MCSE
2 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) CCNA
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (54.11%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.42%) NFS
6 5 (3.42%) vSphere
7 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.05%) KVM
8 3 (2.05%) Postfix
9 2 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.68%) Samba
10 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.68%) vCloud
10 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.68%) XenApp
10 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (19.86%) SCOM
2 25 (17.12%) SCCM
3 11 (7.53%) WSUS
4 10 (6.85%) Nagios
5 9 (6.16%) Control-M
5 9 (6.16%) OpenView
5 9 (6.16%) Puppet
6 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.37%) Ansible
7 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.37%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.68%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.68%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.68%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (47.26%) VMware
2 59 (40.41%) Microsoft
3 30 (20.55%) HP
4 16 (10.96%) IBM
5 15 (10.27%) Citrix
6 13 (8.90%) EMC
7 11 (7.53%) Veritas
8 10 (6.85%) NetApp
9 9 (6.16%) Oracle
10 8 (5.48%) BMC
10 8 (5.48%) Cisco
11 7 (4.79%) Dell
12 5 (3.42%) Rackspace
13 4 (2.74%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.74%) Apple
13 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.74%) Symantec
14 3 (2.05%) Altiris
15 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
15 2 (1.37%) Brocade
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