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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 581 585 593
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 25 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.057% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.061% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
Median daily rate £405 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £413 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 13 £413 +26.92% 2
North West +9 6 £400 +14.28%
Yorkshire - 4 £340 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
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Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (47.37%) VMware
4 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 18 (31.58%) Linux
7 17 (29.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
9 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
9 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (21.05%) DNS
10 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.05%) SQL
11 11 (19.30%) ITIL
11 11 (19.30%) IBM
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (17.54%) SAN
12 10 (17.54%) Finance
13 9 (15.79%) Unix
13 9 (15.79%) SCCM
14 8 (14.04%) High Availability
14 8 (14.04%) Oracle
14 8 (14.04%) AIX
14 8 (14.04%) Perl
14 8 (14.04%) Banking
14 8 (14.04%) Firewall
15 7 (12.28%) Middleware
15 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
15 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management

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 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 17 (29.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) Apache
4 5 (8.77%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.51%) Confluence
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.75%) FileNet
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) SAN
3 8 (14.04%) Firewall
4 7 (12.28%) SSL
4 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.02%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) LDAP
6 3 (5.26%) HTTP
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) FCoE
8 1 (1.75%) Intranet
8 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) SMTP
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (1.75%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) SSDT
5 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.51%) NuGet
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.75%) Introscope
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) J2EE
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) JDBC
4 1 (1.75%) JMS
4 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) DataPower
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.51%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows Server
3 18 (31.58%) Linux
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.79%) Unix
7 8 (14.04%) AIX
8 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.26%) CentOS
10 3 (5.26%) Solaris
10 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (3.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) High Availability
3 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.28%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Change Control
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Compliance Management
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum
6 2 (3.51%) Server Building
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
7 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) Perl
4 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) VB
6 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) Jython
6 3 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) C++/CLI
7 2 (3.51%) Java
7 2 (3.51%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) CCNA
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.02%) MCP
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCSA
3 2 (3.51%) RHCE
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.02%) KVM
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) NFS
6 2 (3.51%) SRDF
6 2 (3.51%) Veritas File System
6 2 (3.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.51%) VMFS
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.75%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) SCOM
3 4 (7.02%) Puppet
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (3.51%) vMotion
5 2 (3.51%) WSUS
6 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) VMware
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) IBM
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 7 (12.28%) EMC
6 4 (7.02%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.51%) CA
8 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
8 2 (3.51%) Perforce
8 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.51%) Sun
8 2 (3.51%) Veritas
9 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.75%) Meraki
9 1 (1.75%) Veeam