The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK
Rank 574 591 544
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 18 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 38
Median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £402 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the UK.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Windows Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the UK.

Windows Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 18 £350 +2.94% 8
London -10 10 £350 -10.25% 5
City of London -7 4 £410 +4.45% 1
North West +22 3 £423 +24.33%
South East +15 3 £283 -4.23% 1
Lancashire - 2 £423 -
Preston - 2 £423 -
Surrey +13 1 - -
Manchester +11 1 - -
East Midlands +8 1 £313 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £313 -
Oxford - 1 £250 -
Leicestershire - 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £315 -

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) VMware
3 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
3 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
4 31 (41.89%) PowerShell
5 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (33.78%) DNS
7 25 (33.78%) Linux
8 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (27.03%) SCCM
10 19 (25.68%) SAN
11 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (14.86%) IIS
13 11 (14.86%) SQL
13 11 (14.86%) Firewall
14 10 (13.51%) NAS
14 10 (13.51%) VMware ESX
15 9 (12.16%) ITIL
15 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
15 9 (12.16%) SLA
15 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (12.16%) DevOps
16 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (10.81%) Citrix
16 8 (10.81%) DHCP
16 8 (10.81%) Perl
16 8 (10.81%) Migration

Windows Systems 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 11 (14.86%) IIS
2 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) Office 365
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) DNS
2 19 (25.68%) SAN
3 11 (14.86%) Firewall
4 10 (13.51%) NAS
5 8 (10.81%) DHCP
6 5 (6.76%) Internet
6 5 (6.76%) LAN
6 5 (6.76%) VPN
6 5 (6.76%) WAN
7 3 (4.05%) VLAN
8 2 (2.70%) FCoE
8 2 (2.70%) HTTP
8 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.70%) LDAP
8 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.70%) SMTP
8 2 (2.70%) SSH
8 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
1 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
2 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.05%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (33.78%) Linux
6 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.41%) Solaris
10 4 (5.41%) Unix
11 2 (2.70%) CentOS
12 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) DevOps
1 9 (12.16%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.05%) Release Management
6 3 (4.05%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.70%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.86%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.41%) Python
4 4 (5.41%) VB
5 3 (4.05%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) VBScript
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) Korn
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) MCSE
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (5.41%) vSphere
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) Firmware
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.70%) NFS
7 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.70%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) Docker
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Terraform
3 5 (6.76%) Puppet
3 5 (6.76%) SCOM
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.05%) WSUS
6 2 (2.70%) Nagios
6 2 (2.70%) OpenView
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.35%) Packer
7 1 (1.35%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.35%) Salt
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) VMware
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) Citrix
4 7 (9.46%) EMC
4 7 (9.46%) HP
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
5 6 (8.11%) IBM
5 6 (8.11%) Intel Security
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.76%) Dell
6 5 (6.76%) NetApp
7 4 (5.41%) Altiris
7 4 (5.41%) Escenic
7 4 (5.41%) Qualys
7 4 (5.41%) Tableau
7 4 (5.41%) Veeam
7 4 (5.41%) Veritas
8 1 (1.35%) F5
8 1 (1.35%) Lumension
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