Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Systems Administrator was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Wintel System Administrator
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 870 869
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Systems Administrator 9 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.011% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
UK median daily rate £345 £244 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.54% -0.51% -14.56%
10th Percentile £274 £200 £220
90th Percentile £378 £297 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £200 £245
% change year-on-year +72.50% -18.37% -24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Wintel Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Systems Administrator in the UK

Wintel Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Systems Administrator in the UK

Wintel Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Systems Administrator over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Systems Administrator in the UK

Wintel Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Systems Administrator in the UK

Wintel Systems Administrator
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK excluding London +20 9 £345 +72.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £324 -
England +9 4 £365 +49.74% 2
South East -3 3 £325 +62.50% 2
West Midlands - 1 £365 -
Midlands - 1 £365 -

Wintel Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 featuring Wintel Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) NICE Systems
3 5 (55.56%) CyberTech
3 5 (55.56%) ServiceNow
3 5 (55.56%) Avaya Modular Messaging
3 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
3 5 (55.56%) PKI
3 5 (55.56%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) SCOM
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Avaya
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Lotus
4 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Legal
4 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring

Wintel Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Avaya Modular Messaging
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
1 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Avaya
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) CyberTech
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Lotus
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) NICE Systems
1 5 (55.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
2 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint