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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 554 520 512
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 41 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 28
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£369 £349 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £226 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £405 £316
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +28.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 £25.57 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.47% -39.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £118.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+262.59% -
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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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
South East -2 14 £380 +12.59% 4
London -19 11 £350 +6.06% 4
Yorkshire -17 7 £356 -10.93%
East of England 0 3 £336 +37.24%
East Midlands +1 2 - -
South West -9 2 £450 +33.33%
North East - 2 £438 -
North West -29 1 £250 -39.02%
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (60.61%) Windows
2 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 61 (46.21%) SQL
4 38 (28.79%) Microsoft
5 36 (27.27%) Oracle
6 35 (26.52%) VMware
7 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (21.97%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (21.21%) Migration
11 27 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (14.39%) Linux
15 19 (14.39%) T-SQL
16 18 (13.64%) HP
16 18 (13.64%) IBM
16 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (12.88%) WebSphere
17 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (12.88%) Citrix
17 17 (12.88%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (12.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (12.88%) Replication
18 16 (12.12%) ITIL
18 16 (12.12%) AIX
18 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
19 15 (11.36%) UNIX
19 15 (11.36%) Clustering

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (12.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 17 (12.88%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.33%) IIS
3 10 (7.58%) CICS
3 10 (7.58%) WebSphere Portal
3 10 (7.58%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) SAN
2 8 (6.06%) LAN
2 8 (6.06%) WAN
3 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.55%) DNS
4 4 (3.03%) VLAN
5 3 (2.27%) Firewall
6 2 (1.52%) VPN
6 2 (1.52%) Network Security
6 2 (1.52%) NAS
6 2 (1.52%) SSL
6 2 (1.52%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) HTTP
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (9.09%) MySQL
5 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (8.33%) DB2
7 9 (6.82%) Oracle Database
8 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (4.55%) SSDT
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.33%) Introscope
3 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.30%) MSBuild
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (4.55%) WinDbg
4 6 (4.55%) Subversion
4 6 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) ERwin
5 1 (0.76%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (10.61%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Banking
2 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Law
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.76%) Worklight
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.76%) JMS
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Replication
2 15 (11.36%) Clustering
3 10 (7.58%) LPAR
4 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.52%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.76%) FMCG
9 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.76%) Equities
9 1 (0.76%) Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 80 (60.61%) Windows
2 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.39%) Linux
6 16 (12.12%) AIX
7 15 (11.36%) UNIX
8 12 (9.09%) Solaris
9 11 (8.33%) zOS
9 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.52%) HPUX
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.76%) SUSE
12 1 (0.76%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (21.21%) Migration
3 17 (12.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (12.12%) ITIL
5 12 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.06%) Change Management
7 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.06%) Server Building
8 7 (5.30%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.55%) Scrum
9 6 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.79%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.27%) Change Control
12 3 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
13 2 (1.52%) Resource Management
13 2 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.21%) SQL
2 19 (14.39%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.61%) Jython
3 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.58%) Python
4 10 (7.58%) C#
5 8 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.30%) C++
6 7 (5.30%) Perl
7 6 (4.55%) C++/CLI
8 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.03%) Korn
9 4 (3.03%) VBScript
10 3 (2.27%) VB
10 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.27%) Tcl
10 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) Java
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.33%) MCSE
3 8 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.27%) Degree
5 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.27%) HNC
5 3 (2.27%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.52%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) RHCE
7 1 (0.76%) OCP
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) GxP
System Software
1 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.33%) vSphere
5 8 (6.06%) VMware Server
6 7 (5.30%) XenApp
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.27%) XenServer
9 2 (1.52%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.76%) Samba
10 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.76%) SRDF
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) SCCM
2 10 (7.58%) CA Wily
3 6 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.27%) SCOM
6 2 (1.52%) SCSM
7 1 (0.76%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.76%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.27%) Oracle
3 35 (26.52%) VMware
4 18 (13.64%) IBM
4 18 (13.64%) HP
5 17 (12.88%) Citrix
6 11 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 10 (7.58%) CA
7 10 (7.58%) Cisco
8 6 (4.55%) Perforce
8 6 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (1.52%) Dell
10 1 (0.76%) EMC
10 1 (0.76%) Intel
10 1 (0.76%) CommVault
10 1 (0.76%) Lotus
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.76%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.76%) Remedy
10 1 (0.76%) ATG