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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 529 503 534
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 51 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 20
Average daily rate
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£335 £338 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £233 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £304 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.73% +51.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +11.11%
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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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 +13 32 £325 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire -1 5 £335 +109.37% 3
West Midlands -14 3 £450 +28.57%
South East -21 3 £349 +12.41% 2
East of England -25 3 £245 -14.78% 2
North West -8 2 £410 +26.15% 1
South West -34 2 £425 +30.76% 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 38 (38.38%) IBM
2 38 (38.38%) VMware
3 33 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 32 (32.32%) ITIL
4 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
5 31 (31.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (30.30%) HP
7 28 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (26.26%) vSphere
10 25 (25.25%) SQL
11 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
13 20 (20.20%) Citrix
14 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (15.15%) T-SQL
16 14 (14.14%) SAN
16 14 (14.14%) Retail
16 14 (14.14%) Clustering
17 13 (13.13%) VBScript
17 13 (13.13%) Linux
17 13 (13.13%) DNS
17 13 (13.13%) XenApp
18 12 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
19 11 (11.11%) Finance
19 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
20 10 (10.10%) Apache
20 10 (10.10%) Oracle

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (10.10%) Apache
2 9 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (7.07%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.07%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.05%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.05%) IIS
6 4 (4.04%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.02%) MS Project Server
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) SAN
2 13 (13.13%) DNS
3 9 (9.09%) SSL
4 8 (8.08%) HTTP
5 6 (6.06%) DHCP
6 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.01%) Intranet
7 1 (1.01%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (3.03%) QlikView
11 2 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Introscope
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.01%) Toad
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.14%) Retail
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) German Language
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) Middleware
2 6 (6.06%) Worklight
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.01%) XHTML
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Clustering
2 10 (10.10%) Replication
2 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.08%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.05%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.05%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 31 (31.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.13%) Linux
5 6 (6.06%) UNIX
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.01%) AIX
8 1 (1.01%) HPUX
8 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (9.09%) Change Management
4 8 (8.08%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.07%) Migration
6 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.04%) High Availability
7 4 (4.04%) Change Control
8 3 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.02%) CRM
9 2 (2.02%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.02%) Time Management
9 2 (2.02%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.02%) Information Management
9 2 (2.02%) DevOps
10 1 (1.01%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 15 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 13 (13.13%) VBScript
5 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.07%) Jython
6 7 (7.07%) Python
7 6 (6.06%) Perl
8 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) C#
10 1 (1.01%) PHP5
10 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) MCSE
3 3 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
1 6 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 33 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (26.26%) vSphere
4 13 (13.13%) XenApp
5 9 (9.09%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (4.04%) MetaFrame
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.03%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (9.09%) HP SIM
3 8 (8.08%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.04%) SCCM
5 3 (3.03%) SCOM
5 3 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) IBM
1 38 (38.38%) VMware
2 30 (30.30%) HP
3 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.20%) Citrix
5 10 (10.10%) Oracle
6 9 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 6 (6.06%) ServiceNow
8 5 (5.05%) Veeam
8 5 (5.05%) NetApp
8 5 (5.05%) ATG
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco
9 4 (4.04%) Lotus
10 3 (3.03%) Google
11 2 (2.02%) Symantec
11 2 (2.02%) CommVault
12 1 (1.01%) RightFax
12 1 (1.01%) Wincor Nixdorf
12 1 (1.01%) Veritas
12 1 (1.01%) Juniper