The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 143 143 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.100% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £281 £375 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £325 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £415 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £384
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £31.50
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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2868 3101 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.89% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1943 1975 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -1 1 £375 +15.38%
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
Devon - 1 £188 -
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cutover Planning
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Ingres
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP