The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 577 538 538
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 45 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £265
% change year-on-year
- +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £18.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £18.88 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Server Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -43 20 £358 -1.37% 5
Yorkshire +7 7 £400 +247.82%
South East -19 7 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -5 5 £338 -
West Midlands -15 3 - -
South West +8 2 - -
East Midlands 0 1 £338 +8.00%
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
4 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.14%) SQL
5 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (24.29%) WebSphere
6 17 (24.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (24.29%) Linux
6 17 (24.29%) VMware
7 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.00%) IBM
8 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (18.57%) DNS
9 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (15.71%) Jython
11 10 (14.29%) Finance
11 10 (14.29%) SSL
11 10 (14.29%) Unix
12 9 (12.86%) AIX
12 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.86%) Middleware
12 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (11.43%) Migration
13 8 (11.43%) Clustering
13 8 (11.43%) Banking
13 8 (11.43%) HTTP
13 8 (11.43%) SAN

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (24.29%) WebSphere
1 17 (24.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.00%) Apache
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
4 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.29%) LiveLink
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.86%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.86%) JBoss
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.43%) SAS
8 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) DNS
2 10 (14.29%) SSL
3 8 (11.43%) HTTP
3 8 (11.43%) SAN
4 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Intranet
7 2 (2.86%) LDAP
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.43%) DHCP
8 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.43%) FTP
8 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.43%) NAS
8 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.29%) DB2
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Introscope
2 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.86%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.43%) Servlets
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.43%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (24.29%) Linux
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (14.29%) Unix
8 9 (12.86%) AIX
9 5 (7.14%) Solaris
10 4 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (4.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.43%) CentOS
12 1 (1.43%) HPUX
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) ITIL
1 8 (11.43%) Migration
2 5 (7.14%) CRM
2 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (5.71%) Server Building
4 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.29%) High Availability
5 2 (2.86%) Change Management
5 2 (2.86%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (2.86%) Database Tuning
5 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.43%) BPMN
6 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.43%) Kanban
6 1 (1.43%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.43%) Release Management
6 1 (1.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Jython
3 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.71%) Perl
4 4 (5.71%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.29%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) Korn
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) BS7799
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.43%) KVM
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Xen
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
1 7 (10.00%) SCOM
2 5 (7.14%) Nagios
2 5 (7.14%) WSUS
3 3 (4.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) IBM
4 8 (11.43%) HP
5 7 (10.00%) NetApp
6 6 (8.57%) Citrix
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle
7 5 (7.14%) Dell
8 4 (5.71%) OpenText
9 3 (4.29%) ATG
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco
10 2 (2.86%) Adobe
10 2 (2.86%) Altiris
10 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.86%) Lotus
10 2 (2.86%) SAP
10 2 (2.86%) Sun
10 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 2 (2.86%) Veritas
11 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft