The median contractor rate for a Windows Systems Administrator was £329 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 391 395
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 12 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.059% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 26
Median daily rate £329 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.40% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +0.77% -14.00%  
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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Systems Administrator in London

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Systems Administrator in London

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 +3 2 £413 -10.81% 1
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (57.14%) Office 365
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
6 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Project Management
7 5 (35.71%) Juniper
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (35.71%) IP Telephony
7 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco
7 5 (35.71%) VPN
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 5 (35.71%) CentOS
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared

Windows Systems 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) IP Telephony
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
4 4 (28.57%) DRM
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 1 (7.14%) ISMS
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
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