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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 595 606 546
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 33 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.047% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £62.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +90.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £118.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +295.83%
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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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +2 15 £363 -19.44% 4
South East +17 8 £325 +4.00% 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £425 -26.08%
North East -23 2 £295 -32.57%
North West +15 1 - -
South West +1 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £420 -
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Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server
3 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
4 25 (32.89%) Linux
5 23 (30.26%) VMware
6 21 (27.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (27.63%) WebSphere
7 20 (26.32%) IBM
8 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.37%) SQL
9 17 (22.37%) AIX
10 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (19.74%) ITIL
12 13 (17.11%) SAN
12 13 (17.11%) DNS
12 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
13 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (15.79%) Unix
13 12 (15.79%) Finance
14 10 (13.16%) Migration
14 10 (13.16%) Firewall
14 10 (13.16%) Oracle
14 10 (13.16%) SSL
15 9 (11.84%) HP
15 9 (11.84%) Clustering
15 9 (11.84%) Middleware
16 8 (10.53%) Jython
16 8 (10.53%) Perl

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 21 (27.63%) WebSphere
1 21 (27.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (9.21%) Apache
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.26%) JBoss
5 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) SAS
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) DNS
1 13 (17.11%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) SSL
3 5 (6.58%) HTTP
3 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 5 (6.58%) WAN
4 3 (3.95%) DHCP
4 3 (3.95%) Network Security
5 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.63%) LDAP
5 2 (2.63%) NAS
5 2 (2.63%) SMTP
5 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.32%) FTP
6 1 (1.32%) Internet
6 1 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) Wireless
6 1 (1.32%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) DB2
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) SSDT
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 4 (5.26%) Introscope
2 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.63%) NuGet
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Middleware
2 3 (3.95%) J2EE
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.63%) Servlets
4 1 (1.32%) JDBC
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) LAMP
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.32%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) DataPower
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server
3 25 (32.89%) Linux
4 17 (22.37%) AIX
5 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.79%) Unix
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.89%) Solaris
8 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.95%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.63%) HPUX
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.63%) SUSE
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) High Availability
3 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.58%) CRM
4 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.26%) Change Management
5 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.95%) Compliance Management
6 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.63%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.63%) Open Source
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) Jython
3 8 (10.53%) Perl
4 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.89%) Python
6 4 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.26%) CCNA
2 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.95%) RHCE
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ACSP
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.58%) KVM
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.63%) VMFS
7 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.63%) Xen
8 1 (1.32%) Docker
8 1 (1.32%) NFS
8 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.32%) XenApp
8 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
3 4 (5.26%) Nagios
3 4 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (3.95%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.63%) Puppet
5 2 (2.63%) vMotion
5 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.32%) Ambari
6 1 (1.32%) Ansible
6 1 (1.32%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.32%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.26%) VMware
3 20 (26.32%) IBM
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle
5 9 (11.84%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) NetApp
6 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) EMC
8 3 (3.95%) ATG
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix
8 3 (3.95%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.63%) Adobe
9 2 (2.63%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.63%) CA
9 2 (2.63%) EPiServer
9 2 (2.63%) Perforce
9 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec