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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 590 570 544
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 39 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 36
Median daily rate £350 £363 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +21.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.78% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +117.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.38 -
% change year-on-year
-2.62% -
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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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -7 19 £365 -6.41% 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £400 +81.81%
North West - 4 £275 -
South West - 4 - -
South East -5 2 £425 +17.24% 2
North East -54 2 £305 -30.28%
East Midlands +1 1 £338 -15.62%
West Midlands -26 1 - -
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Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (54.67%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
4 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 23 (30.67%) Linux
6 18 (24.00%) SQL
6 18 (24.00%) IBM
7 17 (22.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (22.67%) WebSphere
7 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (20.00%) AIX
9 14 (18.67%) VMware
9 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
9 14 (18.67%) ITIL
9 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (16.00%) DNS
11 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (14.67%) Unix
11 11 (14.67%) Oracle
11 11 (14.67%) Middleware
11 11 (14.67%) Finance
12 10 (13.33%) HP
13 9 (12.00%) SSL
13 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (12.00%) SAN
13 9 (12.00%) Clustering
13 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
14 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (10.67%) Migration

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 17 (22.67%) WebSphere
1 17 (22.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (6.67%) IIS
3 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
5 3 (4.00%) LiveLink
5 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) DNS
2 9 (12.00%) SAN
2 9 (12.00%) SSL
3 7 (9.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) HTTP
5 4 (5.33%) LAN
5 4 (5.33%) WAN
6 3 (4.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.67%) Internet
7 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.67%) NAS
7 2 (2.67%) SMTP
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.33%) DHCP
8 1 (1.33%) FCoE
8 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.33%) FTP
8 1 (1.33%) Intranet
8 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) DB2
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) ClearQuest
1 4 (5.33%) Introscope
2 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.67%) Servlets
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) JDBC
3 1 (1.33%) JMS
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.33%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 41 (54.67%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 23 (30.67%) Linux
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (20.00%) AIX
6 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (14.67%) Unix
7 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.33%) Solaris
9 4 (5.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.67%) HPUX
11 2 (2.67%) SUSE
12 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.67%) CRM
4 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.67%) High Availability
4 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.33%) Change Management
6 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.67%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (2.67%) Database Tuning
7 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Server Building
8 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.33%) Open Source
8 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.33%) Jython
4 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.33%) Perl
5 4 (5.33%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) RHCE
4 1 (1.33%) ACSP
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) BS7799
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) KVM
4 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) Xen
6 1 (1.33%) Docker
6 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.33%) NFS
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) SCOM
2 5 (6.67%) Nagios
2 5 (6.67%) WSUS
3 4 (5.33%) SCCM
4 3 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.33%) Ambari
6 1 (1.33%) Ansible
6 1 (1.33%) Puppet
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.33%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) IBM
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle
5 10 (13.33%) HP
6 8 (10.67%) NetApp
7 5 (6.67%) Dell
8 4 (5.33%) Citrix
8 4 (5.33%) OpenText
9 3 (4.00%) ATG
9 3 (4.00%) EMC
9 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.67%) Adobe
10 2 (2.67%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco
10 2 (2.67%) Lotus
10 2 (2.67%) SAP
10 2 (2.67%) Sun
10 2 (2.67%) Symantec
10 2 (2.67%) Veritas
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