Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Systems Administrator was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +73
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.66% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £238 - -
North West median daily rate £238 £250 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% -28.57% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 437 555 887
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.39% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 384 620
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.79% +18.37%
10th Percentile £250 £185 £210
90th Percentile £572 £561 £625
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 58 80
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +66.29%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.04 £19.85
90th Percentile £53.00 £61.54 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.59% -9.38% +24.38%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Lancashire

Windows Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Lancashire

Windows Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Lancashire

Windows Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 1 £238 -
Windows Systems Administrator
North West

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the Lancashire region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) IFS
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XML Messaging
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ERP

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IFS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Kaseya
3 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods