The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Server Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 397 385 392
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 20 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 26
Median daily rate £350 £390 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 -
% change year-on-year
+78.08% -
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Server Administrator in the job title.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 2 £375 -11.76%
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Server Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 10 (30.30%) IBM
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 8 (24.24%) Unix
7 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (21.21%) NetApp
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) AIX
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) Banking
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) HTTP
11 4 (12.12%) SSL
11 4 (12.12%) Solaris
11 4 (12.12%) Apache
11 4 (12.12%) Python
11 4 (12.12%) IIS
11 4 (12.12%) Perl

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) LiveLink
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) IBM Domino
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) FCoE
4 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Introscope
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Unix
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) AIX
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
6 4 (12.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Facilities Management
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Jython
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ACSP
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) BS7799
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.03%) Ambari
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) IBM
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) NetApp
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) OpenText
6 3 (9.09%) ATG
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) Adobe
7 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
7 2 (6.06%) Lotus
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Altiris
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow