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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 529 523 507
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 57 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.099% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 23
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£356 £295 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £21.82 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.12% -48.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -2 22 £330 +22.22% 3
South East -14 15 £380 +24.08% 4
East of England -2 6 £338 -
Yorkshire -17 5 £350 -
West Midlands +4 4 £338 -
East Midlands -7 3 £305 -51.20%
North East - 2 £438 -
South West 0 1 - -
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 81 (62.31%) Windows
2 65 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 60 (46.15%) SQL
4 40 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 37 (28.46%) VMware
6 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
7 32 (24.62%) Oracle
8 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (20.00%) Migration
10 25 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (14.62%) Linux
14 18 (13.85%) HP
14 18 (13.85%) Citrix
14 18 (13.85%) IBM
15 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
15 17 (13.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (13.08%) T-SQL
15 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (13.08%) WebSphere
16 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (12.31%) AIX
17 15 (11.54%) UNIX
17 15 (11.54%) ITIL
17 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (11.54%) Finance
17 15 (11.54%) Hyper-V

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 17 (13.08%) WebSphere Application Server
1 17 (13.08%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.46%) IIS
3 10 (7.69%) CICS
3 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
3 10 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (2.31%) Apache
6 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.77%) SAS
7 1 (0.77%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
3 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) SAN
2 8 (6.15%) LAN
2 8 (6.15%) WAN
3 6 (4.62%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.62%) DNS
4 4 (3.08%) VLAN
5 3 (2.31%) Firewall
6 2 (1.54%) VPN
6 2 (1.54%) Network Security
6 2 (1.54%) SSL
6 2 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.77%) HTTP
7 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (8.46%) MySQL
7 10 (7.69%) DB2
7 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.85%) SSDT
12 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.77%) DTS
14 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Introscope
2 9 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (4.62%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.85%) WinDbg
5 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.85%) Subversion
5 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.77%) ERwin
6 1 (0.77%) Yeoman
General
1 15 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Marketing
3 1 (0.77%) Law
3 1 (0.77%) Legal
3 1 (0.77%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.77%) Worklight
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.77%) JMS
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.77%) Middleware
4 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Replication
2 12 (9.23%) Clustering
3 10 (7.69%) LPAR
4 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.08%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.08%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.54%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.77%) FMCG
10 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.77%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 81 (62.31%) Windows
2 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.62%) Linux
6 16 (12.31%) AIX
7 15 (11.54%) UNIX
8 12 (9.23%) Solaris
9 11 (8.46%) zOS
10 10 (7.69%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.54%) HPUX
13 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.77%) SUSE
13 1 (0.77%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.00%) Migration
1 26 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (11.54%) ITIL
2 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (6.15%) Server Building
5 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (5.38%) Change Management
6 6 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.62%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
7 5 (3.85%) Scrum
7 5 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.31%) Change Control
9 3 (2.31%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.31%) Resource Management
10 2 (1.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (13.08%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.77%) Jython
4 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.92%) Python
5 9 (6.92%) C#
6 8 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.62%) C++
7 6 (4.62%) Perl
8 5 (3.85%) C++/CLI
8 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.08%) Korn
9 4 (3.08%) VBScript
10 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.31%) Tcl
10 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) VB
11 2 (1.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) Java
12 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.00%) MCSE
3 8 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) HNC
5 4 (3.08%) Degree
5 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) MCITP
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.77%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.77%) OCP
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.77%) GxP
System Software
1 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.23%) vSphere
5 9 (6.92%) VMware Server
6 8 (6.15%) XenApp
7 4 (3.08%) XenServer
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.31%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.77%) Samba
10 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.77%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) SCCM
2 10 (7.69%) CA Wily
3 6 (4.62%) HP SIM
3 6 (4.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.08%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.08%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.77%) SCSM
6 1 (0.77%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 40 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 37 (28.46%) VMware
3 32 (24.62%) Oracle
4 18 (13.85%) Citrix
4 18 (13.85%) HP
4 18 (13.85%) IBM
5 11 (8.46%) 3PAR
6 10 (7.69%) Cisco
6 10 (7.69%) CA
7 5 (3.85%) Perforce
7 5 (3.85%) NetApp
8 4 (3.08%) Dell
9 2 (1.54%) Lotus
10 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.77%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.77%) Remedy
10 1 (0.77%) ATG
10 1 (0.77%) OpenText
10 1 (0.77%) CommVault
10 1 (0.77%) EMC