Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Systems Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.60% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Slough median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £438 -
% change year-on-year -8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 316 274 301
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 93.20% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 184 200
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £135 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £482
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.60 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Slough

Windows Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Windows Systems 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 Slough region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft