The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 518 505 514
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 46 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £298 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £316 £250
% change year-on-year
+29.64% +26.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.57 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.84% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 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
London +15 26 £330 -22.35% 7
South East -20 5 £306 -4.29% 1
North West - 4 £410 -
South West -27 3 £338 -3.57% 2
West Midlands -16 2 - -
East of England -21 2 £165 -55.70% 2
Yorkshire +3 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £625 -
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 57 (50.00%) Windows
2 45 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 40 (35.09%) SQL
4 36 (31.58%) VMware
5 35 (30.70%) ITIL
6 33 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (21.93%) IBM
10 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (20.18%) HP
12 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
12 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
14 17 (14.91%) Linux
15 15 (13.16%) Oracle
16 14 (12.28%) T-SQL
16 14 (12.28%) DNS
16 14 (12.28%) vSphere
16 14 (12.28%) Retail
17 13 (11.40%) Clustering
17 13 (11.40%) WebSphere
17 13 (11.40%) Finance
18 12 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (9.65%) VBScript
19 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
19 11 (9.65%) Shell Script

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 13 (11.40%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (8.77%) Apache
4 7 (6.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.14%) IIS
5 5 (4.39%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.75%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) DNS
2 10 (8.77%) SSL
3 8 (7.02%) SAN
3 8 (7.02%) HTTP
4 4 (3.51%) FTP
4 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.51%) SSH
5 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.63%) NAS
5 3 (2.63%) FCoE
5 3 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (1.75%) Intranet
6 2 (1.75%) DHCP
6 2 (1.75%) LAN
6 2 (1.75%) LDAP
7 1 (0.88%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.88%) Internet
7 1 (0.88%) Firewall
7 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.51%) QlikView
9 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.75%) VLDB
11 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.88%) MySQL
12 1 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Introscope
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 14 (12.28%) Retail
2 13 (11.40%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) Middleware
2 5 (4.39%) Worklight
3 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.75%) XHTML
3 2 (1.75%) HTML
3 2 (1.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.75%) CSS
3 2 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.88%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) XSD
4 1 (0.88%) XSLT
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Clustering
2 6 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (1.75%) Statistics
3 2 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (0.88%) DataPower
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.88%) HACMP
4 1 (0.88%) EPoS
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.91%) Linux
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.89%) UNIX
6 6 (5.26%) Solaris
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.75%) zOS
9 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.75%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) ITIL
2 10 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.02%) Change Management
5 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (6.14%) Change Control
6 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.26%) Migration
6 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.39%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.51%) Time Management
9 3 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.63%) High Availability
9 3 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.75%) Project Management
10 2 (1.75%) Service Management
10 2 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.09%) SQL
2 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.28%) T-SQL
4 11 (9.65%) VBScript
4 11 (9.65%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.77%) Perl
6 8 (7.02%) Jython
7 5 (4.39%) Python
8 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.63%) C
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
10 1 (0.88%) C#
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) MCSE
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) VCP5
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.75%) MCSA
5 2 (1.75%) MCP
5 2 (1.75%) MCITP
5 2 (1.75%) NCDA
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
1 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.28%) vSphere
3 6 (5.26%) NFS
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.63%) XenApp
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) HP SIM
2 6 (5.26%) SCCM
3 5 (4.39%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.51%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.51%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.63%) SCOM
5 3 (2.63%) WSUS
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.75%) Foglight
7 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.88%) Puppet
7 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) VMware
2 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.93%) IBM
4 23 (20.18%) HP
5 15 (13.16%) Oracle
6 10 (8.77%) NetApp
7 9 (7.89%) Citrix
8 5 (4.39%) ATG
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco
9 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.63%) Veeam
10 3 (2.63%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.63%) Sun
10 3 (2.63%) CommVault
10 3 (2.63%) Symantec
10 3 (2.63%) McAfee
10 3 (2.63%) Sophos
11 2 (1.75%) Lotus
12 1 (0.88%) Wincor Nixdorf
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