The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 144 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.13% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.13% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
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£165 £373 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.70% +132.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £316 £250
% change year-on-year
+29.64% +26.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Administrator in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Administrator across the East of England region.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Administrator across the East of England region.

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 1 £165 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Server Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Server Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Foglight
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft