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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 514 513 502
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 76 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 17
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£363 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £232 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.47% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £31.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -35.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.10 £22.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £23.38 £40.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 - -
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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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 +13 39 £383 +33.04% 3
South East +6 12 £363 -14.70% 6
East of England +12 10 £318 +18.69% 1
East Midlands +4 8 £305 -35.78% 1
West Midlands -7 6 £400 +50.94%
South West +11 1 £400 +10.34% 4
Yorkshire -27 1 £363 -3.33%
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 69 (60.00%) Windows
2 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
3 48 (41.74%) SQL
4 36 (31.30%) Active Directory
5 29 (25.22%) Microsoft
5 29 (25.22%) VMware
6 28 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (20.87%) Oracle
10 22 (19.13%) Migration
11 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (15.65%) HP
13 17 (14.78%) IBM
14 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
14 16 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (13.04%) Linux
15 15 (13.04%) Citrix
16 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (12.17%) ITIL
16 14 (12.17%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (12.17%) Finance
16 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
17 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
18 12 (10.43%) MCSE
18 12 (10.43%) AIX
18 12 (10.43%) SAN
18 12 (10.43%) Clustering

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (12.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.57%) IIS
3 10 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.96%) CICS
4 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.61%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.61%) Apache
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.87%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.87%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Office 365
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) SAN
2 8 (6.96%) LAN
2 8 (6.96%) WAN
3 6 (5.22%) DNS
3 6 (5.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.74%) VPN
4 2 (1.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) VLAN
5 1 (0.87%) NAS
5 1 (0.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.96%) DB2
7 7 (6.09%) MySQL
8 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.87%) OLAP
12 1 (0.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Introscope
2 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.87%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.87%) ERwin
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Law
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.74%) HTML
3 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.87%) Worklight
4 1 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.87%) LAMP
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Clustering
2 10 (8.70%) Replication
3 8 (6.96%) LPAR
4 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.48%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.48%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.74%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.87%) Derivative
9 1 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.87%) FMCG
9 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 69 (60.00%) Windows
2 28 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.04%) Linux
6 12 (10.43%) AIX
7 10 (8.70%) UNIX
8 8 (6.96%) zOS
8 8 (6.96%) Solaris
9 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (19.13%) Migration
3 14 (12.17%) ITIL
4 10 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.96%) Change Management
6 8 (6.96%) Server Building
7 6 (5.22%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.61%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.61%) Resource Management
11 2 (1.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.74%) Performance Testing
11 2 (1.74%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.74%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.74%) Web Development
11 2 (1.74%) Change Control
11 2 (1.74%) Cutover Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.74%) SQL
2 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
3 12 (10.43%) Jython
4 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.48%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.48%) Korn
7 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.61%) Tcl
7 3 (2.61%) VBScript
7 3 (2.61%) C#
7 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.74%) VB
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.43%) MCSE
3 8 (6.96%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) HNC
5 4 (3.48%) MCITP
6 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.74%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.87%) GxP
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.43%) vSphere
4 9 (7.83%) VMware Server
5 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.96%) XenApp
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.48%) XenServer
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (2.61%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.87%) SRDF
9 1 (0.87%) Samba
9 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) CA Wily
2 6 (5.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.22%) SCCM
2 6 (5.22%) HP SIM
3 4 (3.48%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.48%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.87%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.87%) SCSM
5 1 (0.87%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) Microsoft
1 29 (25.22%) VMware
2 24 (20.87%) Oracle
3 18 (15.65%) HP
4 17 (14.78%) IBM
5 15 (13.04%) Citrix
6 11 (9.57%) 3PAR
7 10 (8.70%) Cisco
8 8 (6.96%) CA
9 4 (3.48%) Dell
10 2 (1.74%) EMC
10 2 (1.74%) NetApp
10 2 (1.74%) Lotus
11 1 (0.87%) Varonis
11 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.87%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.87%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.87%) CommVault
11 1 (0.87%) NetIQ
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