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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Administrator
UK / England
Rank 538 569 564
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 27 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.056% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.059% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 16
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 9 £419 +30.85% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £340 -
North West +28 6 £400 +14.28%
South East +13 3 £300 -7.69% 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Server Administrator
UK

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 23 (44.23%) VMware
4 20 (38.46%) WebSphere
5 18 (34.62%) Linux
5 18 (34.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
8 14 (26.92%) DNS
9 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (19.23%) IBM
12 10 (19.23%) SQL
12 10 (19.23%) Unix
13 9 (17.31%) Perl
13 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.38%) HTTP
14 8 (15.38%) LDAP
14 8 (15.38%) Middleware
14 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
14 8 (15.38%) SCCM
15 7 (13.46%) Finance
15 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
15 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.46%) SAN
15 7 (13.46%) Apache
15 7 (13.46%) ITIL

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 20 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 18 (34.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
3 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
4 6 (11.54%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.85%) Confluence
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.92%) FileNet
8 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 8 (15.38%) HTTP
2 8 (15.38%) LDAP
3 7 (13.46%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.54%) SSL
5 5 (9.62%) DHCP
5 5 (9.62%) Firewall
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) FCoE
7 1 (1.92%) Intranet
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) NAS
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) WAN
7 1 (1.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.85%) SSDT
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Introscope
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.85%) NuGet
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 5 (9.62%) JMS
3 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) JDBC
5 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) DataPower
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.85%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (19.23%) Unix
7 6 (11.54%) AIX
8 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.69%) CentOS
10 3 (5.77%) Solaris
10 3 (5.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) High Availability
4 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Change Control
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Server Building
7 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.92%) BCP
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) ETL
7 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) ITSM
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) Perl
4 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.62%) VB
6 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.69%) Jython
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.85%) Java
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) VBScript
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) MCSE
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
2 2 (3.85%) MCSA
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.62%) Terminal Services
3 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.69%) NFS
4 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.77%) KVM
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.85%) SRDF
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas File System
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.85%) VMFS
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Nagios
4 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.85%) vMotion
5 1 (1.92%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) VMware
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.23%) IBM
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle
5 5 (9.62%) EMC
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.85%) ATG
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Perforce
7 2 (3.85%) Sun
7 2 (3.85%) Veritas
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.92%) BMC
8 1 (1.92%) CA
8 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam