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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Administrator
UK
Rank 572 574 534
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 29 62 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 58
Median daily rate £325 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.25 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% +71.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £22.85 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £37.65 £19.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
-43.80% -

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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -20 28 £320 +1.58% 17
London +7 10 £350 -9.67% 9
South East +6 6 £345 +12.19% 3
North West +19 5 £333 -2.20%
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 1
Lancashire +14 3 £423 -
Surrey +3 3 £375 +21.45%
City of London -1 3 £350 -11.67%
Leicestershire - 3 £300 - 1
West Midlands +9 2 £225 -
Preston -2 2 £423 -
Liverpool - 2 £250 -
Leicester - 2 £306 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £250 -
Scotland +18 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire +7 1 - - 2
Birmingham -2 1 £225 -
East of England - 1 - - 4
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £315 -
Beaconsfield - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Worcester - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Hinckley - 1 £250 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 2

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (59.21%) VMware
3 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
4 41 (53.95%) Windows Server
5 27 (35.53%) DNS
6 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (28.95%) Linux
9 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
9 21 (27.63%) SAN
9 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (26.32%) PowerShell
11 18 (23.68%) SCCM
11 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
13 12 (15.79%) SQL
13 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
14 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.47%) IIS
14 11 (14.47%) Citrix
15 10 (13.16%) ITIL
15 10 (13.16%) Unix
16 9 (11.84%) EMC
16 9 (11.84%) DHCP
16 9 (11.84%) Firewall
17 8 (10.53%) Internet
17 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
17 8 (10.53%) VPN
17 8 (10.53%) Oracle
17 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared

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 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.47%) IIS
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.95%) Apache
5 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.53%) DNS
2 21 (27.63%) SAN
3 9 (11.84%) DHCP
3 9 (11.84%) Firewall
4 8 (10.53%) Internet
4 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.53%) VPN
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
5 7 (9.21%) NAS
5 7 (9.21%) WAN
6 4 (5.26%) Intranet
6 4 (5.26%) LDAP
7 3 (3.95%) VLAN
8 2 (2.63%) HTTP
8 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.32%) FCoE
9 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Node.js
5 1 (1.32%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.63%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (53.95%) Windows Server
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (28.95%) Linux
6 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 10 (13.16%) Unix
9 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.58%) Solaris
11 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.63%) AIX
12 2 (2.63%) CentOS
12 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.32%) SUSE
13 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 6 (7.89%) Migration
3 5 (6.58%) DevOps
4 4 (5.26%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.63%) Operations Management
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.63%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (2.63%) Release Management
6 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Security Patching
6 2 (2.63%) Security Testing
6 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.32%) Server Building
7 1 (1.32%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.79%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) Perl
4 5 (6.58%) VBScript
5 4 (5.26%) VB
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) MCSE
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.95%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
5 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.89%) XenApp
6 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.95%) NFS
7 3 (3.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (3.95%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.63%) Firmware
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.63%) SRDF
8 2 (2.63%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) SCOM
2 4 (5.26%) Terraform
3 3 (3.95%) Nagios
4 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.63%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) Ansible
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView
5 1 (1.32%) Packer
5 1 (1.32%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.32%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) VMware
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) EMC
5 8 (10.53%) Oracle
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco
6 7 (9.21%) IBM
7 6 (7.89%) HP
8 5 (6.58%) NetApp
8 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.26%) Dell
10 3 (3.95%) Escenic
10 3 (3.95%) Sun
10 3 (3.95%) Tableau
10 3 (3.95%) Veeam
10 3 (3.95%) Veritas
11 2 (2.63%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.63%) SAP
11 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.63%) Symantec
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