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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 574 541 537
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 79 99 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 47
Median daily rate £365 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £211 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £459 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.25 £30.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +156.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +150.00%

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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
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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 -40 78 £365 +4.28% 13
London -16 31 £415 +27.69% 5
South East -16 22 £225 -43.75% 2
Yorkshire +6 12 £380 +10.14% 3
North West 0 8 £393 - 2
East Sussex - 7 - - 1
Brighton - 7 - - 1
Oxfordshire +17 6 £200 -56.98%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £400 +15.94% 2
City of London +33 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Oxford - 5 £200 -
Leeds -3 4 £400 +247.82% 1
Surrey -9 4 £425 +7.93%
Cheshire - 4 £393 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Barnsley - 3 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
East Midlands +14 2 £338 +68.75%
South West -3 2 £363 +3.57%
Camberley -9 2 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands -9 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £425 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Bradford +17 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +12 1 - -
Swindon +4 1 - -

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.61%) Windows Server
3 72 (50.70%) VMware
4 71 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 52 (36.62%) Microsoft
6 46 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (28.87%) Linux
9 39 (27.46%) PowerShell
10 37 (26.06%) SAN
11 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (21.13%) HP
13 29 (20.42%) SQL
14 25 (17.61%) SCCM
15 24 (16.90%) SCOM
16 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
16 23 (16.20%) DNS
16 23 (16.20%) Finance
16 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (14.79%) MS Exchange
18 17 (11.97%) IBM
18 17 (11.97%) IIS
19 14 (9.86%) EMC
19 14 (9.86%) Migration
20 13 (9.15%) SharePoint
20 13 (9.15%) Banking
21 12 (8.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
21 12 (8.45%) Hyper-V
21 12 (8.45%) Veritas
21 12 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010

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 21 (14.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.97%) IIS
3 13 (9.15%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.52%) Apache
7 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.52%) WordPress
8 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.11%) JBoss
8 3 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.70%) Confluence
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) HipChat
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.34%) Office 365
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.06%) SAN
2 23 (16.20%) DNS
3 10 (7.04%) Internet
4 9 (6.34%) Intranet
5 8 (5.63%) DHCP
5 8 (5.63%) HTTP
6 7 (4.93%) Firewall
6 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.23%) NAS
8 5 (3.52%) SSL
9 4 (2.82%) LAN
9 4 (2.82%) SSH
10 3 (2.11%) LDAP
10 3 (2.11%) Network Security
10 3 (2.11%) VPN
10 3 (2.11%) WAN
11 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.41%) Wireless
12 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.41%) DB2
6 2 (1.41%) MySQL
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Fiddler
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 10 (7.04%) Back Office
4 6 (4.23%) Retail
5 5 (3.52%) Law
5 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) .NET
1 8 (5.63%) Web Services
2 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (1.41%) JRuby
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.41%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.70%) jQuery
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
5 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Replication
2 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) Derivative
5 1 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.70%) FMCG
5 1 (0.70%) iSeries
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Robotics
5 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.61%) Windows Server
3 42 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (28.87%) Linux
5 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.75%) Unix
8 9 (6.34%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.23%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.52%) AIX
11 4 (2.82%) Solaris
12 3 (2.11%) CentOS
12 3 (2.11%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.41%) VyOS
13 2 (1.41%) zOS
14 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.86%) Migration
2 11 (7.75%) Open Source
3 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.23%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
5 6 (4.23%) ITIL
6 5 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.52%) CRM
7 4 (2.82%) DevOps
7 4 (2.82%) Load Balancing
7 4 (2.82%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.11%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.11%) Project Management
8 3 (2.11%) Server Building
9 2 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.41%) Scrum
9 2 (1.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.46%) PowerShell
2 29 (20.42%) SQL
3 10 (7.04%) VBScript
4 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.93%) Python
6 6 (4.23%) C#
7 5 (3.52%) Perl
8 4 (2.82%) VB
9 3 (2.11%) Java
9 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.11%) MCSE
2 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) CCNA
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 71 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.45%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (6.34%) vSphere
5 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.23%) KVM
7 4 (2.82%) NFS
7 4 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.70%) Postfix
9 1 (0.70%) Samba
9 1 (0.70%) vCloud
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) SCCM
2 24 (16.90%) SCOM
3 9 (6.34%) Control-M
3 9 (6.34%) OpenView
4 8 (5.63%) Nagios
4 8 (5.63%) WSUS
5 7 (4.93%) Puppet
6 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.11%) Perfmon
7 3 (2.11%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.41%) Ansible
8 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.70%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (50.70%) VMware
2 52 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 30 (21.13%) HP
4 17 (11.97%) IBM
5 14 (9.86%) EMC
6 12 (8.45%) Veritas
7 10 (7.04%) Cisco
7 10 (7.04%) Citrix
7 10 (7.04%) NetApp
8 9 (6.34%) Oracle
9 7 (4.93%) BMC
9 7 (4.93%) Dell
9 7 (4.93%) Rackspace
10 6 (4.23%) Symantec
11 4 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.82%) Altiris
11 4 (2.82%) Apple
11 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.41%) Veeam
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