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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 493 505 509
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 86 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 17
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£370 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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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
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +9 45 £383 +27.50% 3
South East +5 16 £400 - 3
East Midlands -6 9 £305 -35.78% 1
East of England +9 8 £313 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £400 +50.94%
South West +10 2 £400 +10.34% 6
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 74 (60.16%) Windows
2 57 (46.34%) SQL Server
3 51 (41.46%) SQL
4 36 (29.27%) Active Directory
5 34 (27.64%) Microsoft
6 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (23.58%) VMware
8 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (17.89%) Oracle
10 20 (16.26%) Migration
10 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (14.63%) HP
12 18 (14.63%) IBM
13 17 (13.82%) Finance
13 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (13.01%) Citrix
14 16 (13.01%) T-SQL
15 15 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (12.20%) WebSphere
16 14 (11.38%) ITIL
16 14 (11.38%) Linux
16 14 (11.38%) SAN
16 14 (11.38%) Clustering
17 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
17 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (9.76%) vSphere
18 12 (9.76%) AIX

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.13%) IIS
3 9 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (6.50%) CICS
4 8 (6.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) SAS
8 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) SAN
2 8 (6.50%) LAN
2 8 (6.50%) WAN
3 7 (5.69%) DNS
4 6 (4.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) SSL
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) DHCP
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (46.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.50%) MySQL
7 8 (6.50%) DB2
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Introscope
2 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.81%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.81%) ERwin
General
1 17 (13.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.81%) Worklight
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Clustering
2 11 (8.94%) Replication
3 8 (6.50%) LPAR
4 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.81%) Open Source
8 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 74 (60.16%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.38%) Linux
6 12 (9.76%) AIX
7 11 (8.94%) UNIX
8 8 (6.50%) Solaris
8 8 (6.50%) zOS
9 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.81%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (16.26%) Migration
3 14 (11.38%) ITIL
4 11 (8.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (8.13%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.32%) Change Management
7 8 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.25%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.44%) Resource Management
11 2 (1.63%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.63%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.63%) Data Modelling
11 2 (1.63%) ETL
11 2 (1.63%) Change Control
11 2 (1.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.63%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (0.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.46%) SQL
2 16 (13.01%) T-SQL
3 12 (9.76%) Jython
4 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.25%) Korn
6 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.25%) Python
7 3 (2.44%) Tcl
7 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.44%) VBScript
7 3 (2.44%) C#
7 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.63%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.94%) MCSE
3 8 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) HNC
5 4 (3.25%) MCITP
5 4 (3.25%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) GxP
System Software
1 36 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.76%) vSphere
4 9 (7.32%) VMware Server
5 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.50%) XenApp
6 4 (3.25%) XenServer
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.44%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.63%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.81%) Samba
9 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.81%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) CA Wily
2 7 (5.69%) SCCM
3 6 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.88%) HP SIM
4 5 (4.07%) SCOM
5 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.25%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.81%) SCSM
6 1 (0.81%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 34 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.58%) VMware
3 22 (17.89%) Oracle
4 18 (14.63%) IBM
4 18 (14.63%) HP
5 16 (13.01%) Citrix
6 11 (8.94%) 3PAR
7 10 (8.13%) Cisco
8 9 (7.32%) CA
9 4 (3.25%) NetApp
9 4 (3.25%) Dell
10 2 (1.63%) EMC
10 2 (1.63%) Lotus
11 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.81%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.81%) Remedy
11 1 (0.81%) ATG
11 1 (0.81%) OpenText
11 1 (0.81%) CommVault
11 1 (0.81%) Interwoven
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