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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 568 559 504
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 28 34 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.072% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.076% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 46
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £384
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £25.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £31.50
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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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +4 12 £375 +20.00% 6
South East - 5 £371 - 7
South West +2 3 £281 -22.41% 1
West Midlands -14 3 - -
North West -16 3 - - 3
East of England +1 1 £280 -21.67%
Yorkshire -23 1 £400 +23.07% 1
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (50.00%) Windows
3 24 (46.15%) SQL
4 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (21.15%) Clustering
8 11 (21.15%) IIS
9 10 (19.23%) Replication
9 10 (19.23%) VMware
10 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
12 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (13.46%) .NET
12 7 (13.46%) Linux
12 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
13 6 (11.54%) Finance

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 11 (21.15%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Documentum
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.92%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) LDAP
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) BGP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.77%) DB2
7 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.92%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.92%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) Introscope
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Clustering
2 10 (19.23%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Linux
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.62%) Unix
8 2 (3.85%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.62%) High Availability
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.85%) Database Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Server Building
6 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) CRM
7 1 (1.92%) ETL
7 1 (1.92%) OO
7 1 (1.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.54%) Jython
5 3 (5.77%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Korn
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nagios
1 2 (3.85%) SCOM
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.92%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) Lotus
6 2 (3.85%) Red Gate
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.92%) iManage
7 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) Verint
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