The median contractor rate for a Wintel Systems Administrator was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel System Administrator
UK / England
Rank 568 612 577
Rank change year-on-year +44 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Systems Administrator 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.012% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £308 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.38% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £321 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £329 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 38892 46305 45014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.87% 95.20% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25282 30341 27633
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1464 1808
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Wintel Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Wintel Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Systems Administrator in England

Wintel Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wintel Systems Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Systems Administrator in England

Wintel Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Systems Administrator in England

Wintel Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
London +9 2 £308 -5.38%
Wintel Systems Administrator
UK

Wintel Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Wintel 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 across the England region featuring Wintel Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) MCITP
7 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM

Wintel Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) VCP5
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds