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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 567 532 528
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 84 114 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 80 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -7.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -33.33%

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -43 76 £350 -6.66% 11
London +2 50 £350 -6.66% 6
South East +2 9 £275 -31.25% 1
Scotland +2 7 £350 -9.96%
North West +7 6 £250 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh +3 4 £442 +13.69%
Yorkshire -4 4 £305 -6.15% 3
Birmingham -8 4 - -
West Midlands -30 4 - -
Manchester 0 3 £250 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £275 -31.25%
Merseyside -1 2 - -
South Yorkshire -3 2 £305 -26.06% 2
West Yorkshire -3 2 £363 +61.11% 1
Surrey -10 2 £279 -10.80%
Glasgow - 2 £280 -
Brighton - 2 £263 -
Winchester - 2 £425 -
Sheffield - 2 £305 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £263 -
Hampshire - 2 £425 - 1
City of London +39 1 £400 -3.03% 1
East of England +17 1 £460 +50.81%
South Wales +16 1 - -
Hertfordshire +15 1 £460 +41.53%
Wales +13 1 - -
Cardiff +10 1 - -
Liverpool +2 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £400 +60.00%

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (61.31%) Windows Server
3 91 (54.17%) Active Directory
4 84 (50.00%) VMware
5 69 (41.07%) PowerShell
6 68 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 56 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (31.55%) Linux
9 47 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (25.00%) SCOM
12 36 (21.43%) Finance
13 32 (19.05%) SCCM
14 29 (17.26%) DNS
15 28 (16.67%) SQL
16 27 (16.07%) HP
17 26 (15.48%) SAN
17 26 (15.48%) MS Exchange
18 22 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (11.90%) EMC
20 20 (11.90%) Citrix
20 20 (11.90%) IIS
21 18 (10.71%) SQL Server
21 18 (10.71%) Open Source
21 18 (10.71%) Bash Shell
21 18 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
22 17 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
22 17 (10.12%) Nagios
22 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management

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 26 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.90%) IIS
3 18 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.74%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.55%) Apache
6 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.98%) WordPress
8 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.19%) JBoss
10 2 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.60%) Confluence
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) HipChat
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.60%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.17%) Office 365
2 7 (4.17%) SaaS
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.19%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.26%) DNS
2 26 (15.48%) SAN
3 15 (8.93%) Firewall
3 15 (8.93%) Internet
4 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.17%) DHCP
5 7 (4.17%) X.509
6 5 (2.98%) Intranet
6 5 (2.98%) NAS
6 5 (2.98%) VPN
7 4 (2.38%) HTTP
7 4 (2.38%) SSL
8 3 (1.79%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.79%) LDAP
8 3 (1.79%) SMTP
9 2 (1.19%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.19%) LAN
9 2 (1.19%) SSH
9 2 (1.19%) VLAN
9 2 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.98%) MySQL
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.38%) DB2
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.19%) Big Data
6 2 (1.19%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.79%) JIRA
3 2 (1.19%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.19%) Subversion
3 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Back Office
3 9 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Publishing
5 3 (1.79%) Advertising
6 2 (1.19%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) .NET
1 3 (1.79%) Middleware
2 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.19%) LAMP
2 2 (1.19%) Web Services
2 2 (1.19%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) Spring
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.36%) Replication
3 5 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.38%) Clustering
4 4 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.79%) Fintech
6 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Robotics
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (61.31%) Windows Server
3 56 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (31.55%) Linux
5 44 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (9.52%) Unix
9 10 (5.95%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.57%) AIX
10 6 (3.57%) Solaris
11 5 (2.98%) CentOS
11 5 (2.98%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.79%) zOS
13 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.71%) Open Source
2 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management
2 17 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (8.93%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (7.74%) Migration
5 11 (6.55%) ITIL
6 9 (5.36%) DevOps
7 8 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.98%) CRM
9 5 (2.98%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.98%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (2.98%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (2.38%) Server Building
11 3 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.79%) Data Analysis
11 3 (1.79%) DNA
11 3 (1.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.07%) PowerShell
2 28 (16.67%) SQL
3 18 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 16 (9.52%) VBScript
5 15 (8.93%) Perl
6 7 (4.17%) PHP
6 7 (4.17%) Python
7 5 (2.98%) Java
7 5 (2.98%) VB
8 3 (1.79%) C#
9 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) Korn
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.57%) MCSE
3 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) CCNA
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.19%) Degree
6 2 (1.19%) MCSA
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 91 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 47 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.79%) Docker
8 3 (1.79%) Postfix
9 2 (1.19%) NFS
9 2 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.19%) vSphere
10 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.60%) Squid
10 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (25.00%) SCOM
2 32 (19.05%) SCCM
3 17 (10.12%) Nagios
4 16 (9.52%) Puppet
5 15 (8.93%) WSUS
6 10 (5.95%) OpenView
7 9 (5.36%) Control-M
8 7 (4.17%) Ansible
9 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.19%) MAINVIEW
11 2 (1.19%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.19%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.60%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 84 (50.00%) VMware
2 68 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.07%) HP
4 20 (11.90%) Citrix
4 20 (11.90%) EMC
5 15 (8.93%) IBM
6 14 (8.33%) NetApp
7 12 (7.14%) Cisco
7 12 (7.14%) Dell
7 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.14%) Veritas
8 11 (6.55%) Oracle
9 9 (5.36%) BMC
10 4 (2.38%) Altiris
11 3 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.79%) CA
11 3 (1.79%) Symantec
12 2 (1.19%) Apple
12 2 (1.19%) Juniper
12 2 (1.19%) Rackspace
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