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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 401 396 403
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 27 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.091% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 7
Average daily rate
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£294 £386 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +45.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £279 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £304 £276
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +9.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Server Administrator
England

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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £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 21 October 2014.

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 21 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
City of London +28 10 £325 -0.76% 1
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) VMware
3 25 (50.00%) IBM
4 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (40.00%) ITIL
6 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (34.00%) HP
8 16 (32.00%) Citrix
9 15 (30.00%) vSphere
10 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
10 12 (24.00%) SAN
10 12 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (22.00%) Linux
11 11 (22.00%) SQL
11 11 (22.00%) Clustering
12 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (18.00%) Apache
13 9 (18.00%) Retail
13 9 (18.00%) VMware Server
13 9 (18.00%) XenApp
13 9 (18.00%) 3PAR
14 8 (16.00%) SSL
14 8 (16.00%) HTTP
14 8 (16.00%) DNS
14 8 (16.00%) Replication

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (18.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (14.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Introscope
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Middleware
2 6 (12.00%) Worklight
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Clustering
2 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.00%) Replication
4 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) Change Control
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Information Management
7 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.00%) VBScript
5 6 (12.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) Jython
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (30.00%) vSphere
4 9 (18.00%) XenApp
4 9 (18.00%) VMware Server
5 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 3 (6.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) IBM
3 17 (34.00%) HP
4 16 (32.00%) Citrix
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.00%) 3PAR
7 5 (10.00%) Veeam
7 5 (10.00%) ATG
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.00%) Google
10 2 (4.00%) CommVault
11 1 (2.00%) Apple
11 1 (2.00%) Symantec
11 1 (2.00%) RightFax