The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £327 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Administrator
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 388 378
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 17 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 36
Median daily rate £327 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.80% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £29.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Windows Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London +2 2 £413 -12.69% 1
Windows Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Windows 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 London region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) DNS
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (37.50%) SCCM
8 9 (37.50%) DHCP
8 9 (37.50%) Cisco
8 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 9 (37.50%) ITIL
9 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 8 (33.33%) HP
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (29.17%) Office 365
10 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 7 (29.17%) Unix
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (25.00%) Project Management
11 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
12 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
12 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
3 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
6 4 (16.67%) Kerberos
6 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) HTTP
8 1 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.17%) SMTP
8 1 (4.17%) SSH
8 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) CentOS
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.17%) SUSE
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.67%) DRM
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Server Patching
6 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) ISMS
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 4 (16.67%) XenApp
6 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (12.50%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) Juniper
8 4 (16.67%) EMC
9 2 (8.33%) Dell
9 2 (8.33%) IBM
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 2 (8.33%) Veeam
10 1 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
10 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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