Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 236 237
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.10% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.11% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
City of London median daily rate £360 £413 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +7.98% +3.24%
10th Percentile £231 £272 £381
90th Percentile £453 £468 £396
Central London median daily rate £375 £413 £381
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.20% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,680 6,512 6,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.83% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,290 5,109 5,063
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 88 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £44.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.93% -4.17%

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Windows Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in the City of London

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Administrator in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Administrator in the City of London

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Administrator in the City of London

Windows Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Administrator in the City of London

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Windows Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware