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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 527 535 510
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 64 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.057% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.061% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £237
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £20.60 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £23.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +10.58%

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
49661 47331 45270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31654 28484 25553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2082 2584
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Windows Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 December 2014. 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 59 £350 +7.69% 3
London +14 28 £350 +16.66% 3
South East -14 12 £225 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £225 -
North West - 7 £325 -
City of London +8 6 £413 -8.33% 1
East of England -6 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 £225 -
West Midlands -4 4 £195 -35.00%
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £338 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £225 -
Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
Leeds - 1 £390 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £195 -
Berkshire - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crewe - - - -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (67.52%) Active Directory
3 68 (58.12%) VMware
4 62 (52.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (41.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
7 33 (28.21%) Citrix
7 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (23.08%) IIS
10 26 (22.22%) VMware ESX
10 26 (22.22%) Finance
11 24 (20.51%) SAN
12 23 (19.66%) MCSE
12 23 (19.66%) Clustering
12 23 (19.66%) PowerShell
13 19 (16.24%) SLA
14 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
14 18 (15.38%) SCCM
15 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.53%) DNS
16 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
17 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
17 15 (12.82%) XenApp
18 14 (11.97%) Change Management
18 14 (11.97%) Windows 2000
18 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
18 14 (11.97%) ITIL
18 14 (11.97%) SQL Server

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 27 (23.08%) IIS
2 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) Lync
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) SAN
2 17 (14.53%) DNS
3 12 (10.26%) NAS
4 11 (9.40%) DHCP
5 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.98%) SSL
7 5 (4.27%) Firewall
7 5 (4.27%) HTTP
8 4 (3.42%) FTP
8 4 (3.42%) LAN
8 4 (3.42%) VoIP
9 3 (2.56%) SNMP
9 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.56%) VLAN
10 2 (1.71%) Broadband
10 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.71%) WAN
10 2 (1.71%) SMTP
10 2 (1.71%) SMS
10 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) DTS
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) French Language
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) XML
2 2 (1.71%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Clustering
2 10 (8.55%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.98%) Replication
4 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.27%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.27%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) iPad
6 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (41.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.97%) Windows 2000 Server
6 14 (11.97%) Windows 2000
7 11 (9.40%) Linux
8 9 (7.69%) Windows NT
9 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.27%) UNIX
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.97%) ITIL
1 14 (11.97%) Change Management
1 14 (11.97%) DevOps
2 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (5.98%) Migration
3 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
3 6 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
4 5 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.42%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (1.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.71%) Software Distribution
6 2 (1.71%) Project Management
6 2 (1.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (1.71%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (1.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.66%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.84%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) VBScript
4 2 (1.71%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (19.66%) MCSE
3 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
4 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 4 (3.42%) MCITP
7 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.24%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 15 (12.82%) XenApp
5 12 (10.26%) Terminal Services
6 9 (7.69%) vSphere
7 7 (5.98%) ISA Server
7 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.27%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (4.27%) XenServer
9 3 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.71%) NFS
10 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.85%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) SCCM
2 12 (10.26%) SCOM
3 10 (8.55%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.27%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.56%) SCSM
7 2 (1.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.71%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.85%) Legato
8 1 (0.85%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 68 (58.12%) VMware
2 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
3 33 (28.21%) Citrix
4 13 (11.11%) HP
5 12 (10.26%) Websense
6 11 (9.40%) IBM
7 10 (8.55%) Intel
8 7 (5.98%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.27%) Veeam
9 5 (4.27%) EMC
9 5 (4.27%) NetApp
9 5 (4.27%) Symantec
10 4 (3.42%) Altiris
11 3 (2.56%) F5
11 3 (2.56%) RightFax
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle
12 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.71%) SAP
12 2 (1.71%) Cisco
12 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
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