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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 575 575 551
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 46 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 49
Median daily rate £350 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £185 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -12 43 £350 +7.69% 18
London +7 28 £411 +17.50% 4
City of London -5 5 £460 +22.66% 2
South East +20 4 £300 -4.00% 4
West Midlands - 4 £313 - 1
Yorkshire +15 2 £340 +54.54%
Scotland +7 2 £285 -
Glasgow +3 2 £285 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 - - 2
Sheffield -9 2 £340 -20.00%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £340 -3.54%
Shropshire - 2 £313 -
North West - 2 £375 - 3
Telford - 2 £313 -
Manchester - 2 £375 - 1
Hampshire +21 1 £300 - 2
Surrey +17 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £250 -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £260 -
East of England -6 1 £260 -9.56% 2
Wales -7 1 - -
Port Talbot - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £315 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (58.46%) VMware
3 69 (53.08%) Windows Server
4 60 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 54 (41.54%) PowerShell
6 52 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (33.85%) Linux
10 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
11 34 (26.15%) DNS
12 30 (23.08%) SAN
12 30 (23.08%) SCCM
13 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (20.00%) IIS
14 22 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (15.38%) SQL
15 20 (15.38%) Finance
16 19 (14.62%) EMC
16 19 (14.62%) Citrix
16 19 (14.62%) SQL Server
17 18 (13.85%) Firewall
18 17 (13.08%) Perl
18 17 (13.08%) ITIL
19 16 (12.31%) SCOM
20 15 (11.54%) MS Exchange
20 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
21 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
22 13 (10.00%) Internet
22 13 (10.00%) VMware ESX

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 (20.00%) IIS
2 15 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.62%) Apache
5 5 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.77%) JBoss
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.77%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.77%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.15%) Office 365
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.54%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.15%) DNS
2 30 (23.08%) SAN
3 18 (13.85%) Firewall
4 13 (10.00%) Internet
5 12 (9.23%) NAS
6 9 (6.92%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.15%) DHCP
8 6 (4.62%) LDAP
9 5 (3.85%) VPN
9 5 (3.85%) X.509
10 4 (3.08%) HTTP
11 3 (2.31%) FCoE
11 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.31%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.31%) LAN
11 3 (2.31%) SMTP
11 3 (2.31%) SSL
11 3 (2.31%) VLAN
11 3 (2.31%) WAN
12 2 (1.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) MySQL
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) DB2
4 3 (2.31%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) TeamCity
2 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.54%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (15.38%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Back Office
3 8 (6.15%) Banking
4 6 (4.62%) Publishing
5 5 (3.85%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Games
7 1 (0.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) .NET
2 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.85%) Middleware
3 4 (3.08%) Web Services
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.85%) Clustering
3 5 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (53.08%) Windows Server
3 52 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (33.85%) Linux
6 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (9.23%) Unix
9 11 (8.46%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.62%) Solaris
11 5 (3.85%) CentOS
11 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.31%) AIX
12 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.77%) SUSE
14 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.08%) ITIL
2 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (9.23%) DevOps
5 8 (6.15%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.15%) Migration
6 5 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.08%) Change Management
7 4 (3.08%) Open Source
7 4 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.08%) Security Patching
8 3 (2.31%) Data Management
8 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.31%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.31%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.31%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.31%) Release Management
8 3 (2.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.38%) SQL
3 17 (13.08%) Perl
4 13 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.92%) VBScript
6 8 (6.15%) Python
7 6 (4.62%) PHP
7 6 (4.62%) VB
8 5 (3.85%) C#
9 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.31%) C
11 2 (1.54%) Java
12 1 (0.77%) C++
12 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.38%) MCSE
3 6 (4.62%) MCP
3 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) CCNA
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) MCSA
5 2 (1.54%) Degree
5 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.77%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 45 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.15%) vSphere
5 7 (5.38%) XenApp
6 6 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.85%) NFS
8 3 (2.31%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.31%) Docker
8 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.31%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.54%) Firmware
9 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.54%) SRDF
9 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.54%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 30 (23.08%) SCCM
2 16 (12.31%) SCOM
3 13 (10.00%) Puppet
4 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (5.38%) Ansible
5 7 (5.38%) Terraform
5 7 (5.38%) WSUS
6 6 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (4.62%) Nagios
7 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.54%) OpenView
8 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.54%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.77%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.77%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.77%) Salt
9 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (58.46%) VMware
2 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.62%) Citrix
3 19 (14.62%) EMC
4 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.23%) Cisco
5 12 (9.23%) HP
5 12 (9.23%) Oracle
6 10 (7.69%) NetApp
7 9 (6.92%) IBM
8 8 (6.15%) Dell
9 6 (4.62%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.62%) Veritas
10 5 (3.85%) Altiris
10 5 (3.85%) Escenic
10 5 (3.85%) Tableau
10 5 (3.85%) Veeam
11 4 (3.08%) Qualys
12 3 (2.31%) Juniper
12 3 (2.31%) Sun
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