Period
to 19 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 249 227
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.058% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.061% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
City of London median daily rate £500 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +2.86% -15.66%
10th Percentile £313 £231 £321
90th Percentile £538 £453 £406
Central London median daily rate £488 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +35.42% +2.86% -10.83%
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 6,040 6,537 5,956
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 94.77% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,671 5,161 4,576
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 110 71
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £33.90 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -14.97%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (42.86%) German Language
4 3 (42.86%) Russian Language
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MCDST
5 2 (28.57%) WMI
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Perfmon

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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) German Language
2 3 (42.86%) Russian Language
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Perfmon
1 2 (28.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft