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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 527 504 521
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 56 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 25
Average daily rate
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£335 £363 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +28.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £288 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £313 £255
% change year-on-year
+9.76% +22.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +19 29 £325 -23.52% 7
South East -4 6 £338 - 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £335 +109.37% 1
East of England -29 4 £245 -34.22% 1
North West - 4 £410 -
South West -36 3 £338 +3.84%
West Midlands -24 2 £450 +53.84%
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 41 (37.61%) VMware
3 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
4 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
5 33 (30.28%) IBM
5 33 (30.28%) HP
6 32 (29.36%) SQL
6 32 (29.36%) ITIL
7 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
11 22 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (20.18%) vSphere
12 20 (18.35%) PowerShell
13 19 (17.43%) Citrix
14 18 (16.51%) Clustering
15 17 (15.60%) T-SQL
15 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (14.68%) SAN
17 15 (13.76%) DNS
18 14 (12.84%) Linux
18 14 (12.84%) Retail
19 13 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
20 12 (11.01%) Oracle
20 12 (11.01%) SLA
20 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
20 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
20 12 (11.01%) Finance

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (10.09%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (8.26%) Apache
4 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (5.50%) IIS
5 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.59%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.92%) Summit
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) SAN
2 15 (13.76%) DNS
3 9 (8.26%) SSL
4 7 (6.42%) HTTP
5 6 (5.50%) DHCP
6 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.75%) NAS
6 3 (2.75%) FCoE
7 2 (1.83%) Intranet
7 2 (1.83%) WAN
8 1 (0.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.92%) LAN
8 1 (0.92%) VoIP
8 1 (0.92%) Firewall
8 1 (0.92%) IPsec
8 1 (0.92%) Internet
8 1 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.75%) QlikView
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.92%) VLDB
11 1 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Introscope
2 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Toad
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.84%) Retail
2 12 (11.01%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) German Language
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) Middleware
2 5 (4.59%) Worklight
3 3 (2.75%) HTML
3 3 (2.75%) CSS
4 2 (1.83%) XHTML
5 1 (0.92%) .NET
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Clustering
2 9 (8.26%) Replication
3 5 (4.59%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.83%) Open Source
5 2 (1.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) EPoS
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (12.84%) Linux
5 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.59%) UNIX
7 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.83%) zOS
8 2 (1.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.92%) HPUX
9 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) ITIL
2 13 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (6.42%) Change Management
3 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (5.50%) Change Control
4 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.59%) Business Continuity
5 5 (4.59%) Migration
5 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.59%) High Availability
6 4 (3.67%) Time Management
7 3 (2.75%) Data Modelling
8 2 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.83%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Information Management
8 2 (1.83%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.83%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Data Architecture
8 2 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) SQL
2 20 (18.35%) PowerShell
3 17 (15.60%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.09%) VBScript
6 7 (6.42%) Perl
6 7 (6.42%) Jython
7 6 (5.50%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) C#
10 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.59%) MCP
2 5 (4.59%) MCSE
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) VCP5
5 2 (1.83%) NCDA
5 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
3 22 (20.18%) vSphere
4 11 (10.09%) XenApp
5 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.50%) VMware Server
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.67%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.75%) NFS
8 3 (2.75%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.92%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (6.42%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.42%) HP SIM
3 5 (4.59%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.67%) SCCM
4 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.92%) Foglight
6 1 (0.92%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) VMware
2 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
3 33 (30.28%) IBM
3 33 (30.28%) HP
4 19 (17.43%) Citrix
5 12 (11.01%) Oracle
6 9 (8.26%) NetApp
7 8 (7.34%) Cisco
8 6 (5.50%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.59%) ATG
10 4 (3.67%) Veeam
10 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.75%) Symantec
12 2 (1.83%) Lotus
13 1 (0.92%) Siebel
13 1 (0.92%) SAP
13 1 (0.92%) ESRI
13 1 (0.92%) Juniper
13 1 (0.92%) Dell
13 1 (0.92%) Apple
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