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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 382 358 355
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 9 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.17% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 11
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£338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.61 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 -
Server Administrator
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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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 3 £363 +1.39% 3
Bromley - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (36.36%) HP
4 12 (36.36%) IBM
4 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) vSphere
5 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 11 (33.33%) SAN
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) VMware Server
7 9 (27.27%) 3PAR
7 9 (27.27%) XenApp
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (24.24%) Clustering
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 6 (18.18%) Replication
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (15.15%) Veeam
11 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
11 5 (15.15%) Change Management

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) OLTP
5 1 (3.03%) VLDB
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Introscope
2 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Clustering
3 6 (18.18%) Replication
4 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
4 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
4 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
5 3 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
1 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Information Management
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
5 1 (3.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (33.33%) vSphere
4 9 (27.27%) VMware Server
4 9 (27.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) HP
2 12 (36.36%) IBM
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Veeam
7 3 (9.09%) Google
8 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) Brocade
9 1 (3.03%) Vertica
9 1 (3.03%) Talend
9 1 (3.03%) RightFax
9 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
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