The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 361 382 385
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 47 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 8
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£375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.47% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Administrator across the London region.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Administrator across the London region.

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
City of London +26 14 £450 +38.46%
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 28 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
5 16 (28.57%) HP
5 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (26.79%) IBM
6 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (23.21%) VMware
9 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 12 (21.43%) ITIL
9 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (17.86%) 3PAR
11 10 (17.86%) Clustering
11 10 (17.86%) Replication
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
12 9 (16.07%) Migration
12 9 (16.07%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (16.07%) SAN
12 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
13 8 (14.29%) vSphere
13 8 (14.29%) Citrix
13 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (16.07%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) CICS
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) LAN
2 8 (14.29%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.71%) MySQL
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (7.14%) DB2
9 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.79%) VLDB
10 1 (1.79%) OLTP
10 1 (1.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Introscope
2 1 (1.79%) ERwin
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Clustering
1 10 (17.86%) Replication
2 5 (8.93%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.14%) LPAR
3 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.29%) AIX
6 7 (12.50%) Linux
7 5 (8.93%) UNIX
8 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 4 (7.14%) zOS
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) ETL
7 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Jython
4 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Korn
6 3 (5.36%) Tcl
6 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.29%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Server
4 6 (10.71%) XenApp
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.79%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) HP SIM
1 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) HP
2 15 (26.79%) IBM
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 10 (17.86%) 3PAR
6 8 (14.29%) Citrix
6 8 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (7.14%) CA
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) ATG
9 1 (1.79%) OpenText
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy
9 1 (1.79%) Brocade
9 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.79%) CommVault
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.79%) Vertica
9 1 (1.79%) Talend
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