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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 572 538 557
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 50 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.087% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.094% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 21
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£305 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £215 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £335 £193
% change year-on-year
-14.17% +74.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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
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 15 September 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 +6 49 £305 -6.15% 13
London +8 24 £351 +32.54% 7
City of London +37 14 £381 +27.29% 2
South East -17 11 £335 - 2
Milton Keynes +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 - -
Gloucestershire -19 2 £263 -
South West -36 2 £263 -41.34%
East of England -27 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
3 57 (54.81%) VMware
4 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (41.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (29.81%) HP
6 31 (29.81%) Citrix
7 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (23.08%) Finance
9 23 (22.12%) Clustering
10 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (19.23%) IBM
12 19 (18.27%) SCCM
13 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
13 18 (17.31%) ITIL
14 17 (16.35%) IIS
14 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
14 17 (16.35%) vSphere
15 15 (14.42%) Windows 7
15 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.50%) Change Management
16 13 (12.50%) XenApp
16 13 (12.50%) HP SIM
17 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
17 11 (10.58%) VMware ESX
17 11 (10.58%) Banking
17 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
17 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (10.58%) SAN

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 17 (16.35%) IIS
1 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
1 11 (10.58%) SAN
2 9 (8.65%) LAN
2 9 (8.65%) DNS
3 6 (5.77%) DHCP
4 4 (3.85%) NAS
5 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.88%) FTP
6 2 (1.92%) VoIP
6 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) VLAN
6 2 (1.92%) Firewall
7 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.96%) Network Security
7 1 (0.96%) Internet
7 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) DTS
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.96%) IDOL
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) DCOM
1 3 (2.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Clustering
2 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Replication
4 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.88%) Firmware
7 2 (1.92%) EPoS
8 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (41.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.42%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 6 (5.77%) Windows NT
7 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.77%) Linux
8 5 (4.81%) UNIX
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Change Management
3 6 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.81%) Software Distribution
4 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.81%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (3.85%) Migration
6 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.88%) DevOps
6 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.92%) Business Transformation
7 2 (1.92%) Fund Management
7 2 (1.92%) Wealth Management
7 2 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.92%) Asset Management
8 1 (0.96%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.62%) VBScript
3 7 (6.73%) SQL
4 2 (1.92%) C
5 1 (0.96%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) MCSE
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.35%) vSphere
4 13 (12.50%) XenApp
5 11 (10.58%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.77%) XenServer
6 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.81%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.96%) VMFS
10 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (18.27%) SCCM
2 13 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 9 (8.65%) SCOM
4 7 (6.73%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (4.81%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (4.81%) MOM
6 3 (2.88%) WMI
6 3 (2.88%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.92%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) VMware
2 31 (29.81%) HP
2 31 (29.81%) Citrix
3 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.23%) IBM
5 6 (5.77%) Intel
5 6 (5.77%) Cisco
5 6 (5.77%) Veeam
6 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
6 5 (4.81%) Altiris
6 5 (4.81%) Qualys
6 5 (4.81%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.81%) Sophos
6 5 (4.81%) NetApp
6 5 (4.81%) Symantec
7 4 (3.85%) Dell
8 3 (2.88%) RightFax
9 2 (1.92%) Compaq
9 2 (1.92%) Veritas
9 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
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