The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Server Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 589 579 544
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 34 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.078% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.082% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 26
Median daily rate £350 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £199 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £62.50 £25.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +144.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £118.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-72.63% +295.83%
Server Administrator
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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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Server Administrator in the job title.

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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +4 19 £350 -22.22% 1
South East -4 4 £400 +23.07% 2
South West -2 3 - -
Yorkshire -11 3 £300 -7.69%
North East -46 2 £305 -30.28%
North West +8 1 - -
East Midlands -4 1 £338 -15.62% 1
West Midlands - 1 £420 - 1
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Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Server 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 across the England region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Windows Server
3 24 (32.88%) Active Directory
4 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.77%) Linux
6 18 (24.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (24.66%) IBM
6 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
7 15 (20.55%) VMware
7 15 (20.55%) ITIL
7 15 (20.55%) SQL
7 15 (20.55%) AIX
8 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
9 12 (16.44%) Finance
9 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (15.07%) DNS
11 10 (13.70%) SAN
11 10 (13.70%) Unix
11 10 (13.70%) Migration
11 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.33%) Firewall
12 9 (12.33%) Middleware
12 9 (12.33%) Oracle
12 9 (12.33%) HP
13 8 (10.96%) SSL
13 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
14 7 (9.59%) SCOM
14 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
14 7 (9.59%) Solaris

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
1 18 (24.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.48%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (4.11%) JBoss
5 3 (4.11%) LiveLink
5 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) DNS
2 10 (13.70%) SAN
3 9 (12.33%) Firewall
4 8 (10.96%) SSL
5 4 (5.48%) HTTP
5 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 4 (5.48%) WAN
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 2 (2.74%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.74%) NAS
7 2 (2.74%) SMTP
8 1 (1.37%) DHCP
8 1 (1.37%) FCoE
8 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.37%) FTP
8 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) DB2
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) ClearQuest
1 4 (5.48%) Introscope
2 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.74%) Servlets
3 1 (1.37%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) JDBC
3 1 (1.37%) JMS
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.37%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Windows Server
3 21 (28.77%) Linux
4 15 (20.55%) AIX
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.70%) Unix
8 7 (9.59%) Solaris
9 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (4.11%) Mac OS
11 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.74%) HPUX
12 2 (2.74%) SUSE
13 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
3 6 (8.22%) High Availability
3 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.85%) CRM
5 4 (5.48%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Server Building
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
8 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.37%) ITSM
8 1 (1.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.22%) Jython
4 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) Java
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) CCNA
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.74%) RHCE
5 1 (1.37%) ACSP
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (32.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) KVM
3 4 (5.48%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.74%) Xen
5 1 (1.37%) Docker
5 1 (1.37%) NFS
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCOM
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
3 4 (5.48%) Nagios
3 4 (5.48%) WSUS
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.37%) Ambari
6 1 (1.37%) Ansible
6 1 (1.37%) Puppet
6 1 (1.37%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.66%) IBM
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
4 9 (12.33%) HP
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle
5 5 (6.85%) NetApp
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco
6 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 4 (5.48%) Dell
6 4 (5.48%) OpenText
7 3 (4.11%) ATG
7 3 (4.11%) EMC
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Adobe
8 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.74%) Sun
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 2 (2.74%) Veritas
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