The median contractor rate for a Wintel Systems Administrator was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Wintel System Administrator
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 647 638
Rank change year-on-year +45 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Systems Administrator 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.008% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £320 £291 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.15% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £218 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £366 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £200 £225
% change year-on-year +66.25% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Wintel Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 14 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 3 months to 28 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
England +38 5 £326 +12.30%
Northern Ireland - 3 £315 -
London +11 2 £305 -9.69%
County Antrim - 1 £315 -
Belfast - 1 £315 -
Preston - 1 £420 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £333 -
Lancashire - 1 £420 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £333 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £333 -
North West - 1 £420 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Lotus
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) CyberTech
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 3 (30.00%) NICE Systems
6 2 (20.00%) Nimble Storage

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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) CyberTech
3 3 (30.00%) Lotus
3 3 (30.00%) NICE Systems
3 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds