The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 504 528 516
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 105 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 20
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£350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £224 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Server Administrator
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
England +15 88 £360 +6.66% 17
London +24 46 £383 +27.50% 2
South East +2 16 £400 - 4
City of London +26 14 £450 +38.46%
East Midlands +3 9 £305 -35.78% 1
East of England +8 8 £313 -16.66% 1
Wales - 8 £200 - 1
South Wales - 8 £200 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £200 -
West Midlands -9 7 £350 +32.07%
Scotland - 6 £450 -
Edinburgh - 6 £450 -
Kent - 6 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 5 - - 1
Nottingham -2 5 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - -
Warwick - 4 £450 -
Warwickshire - 4 £450 -
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
Leicestershire - 3 £305 -
Norfolk - 3 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £325 -
Leicester - 3 £305 -
South West +6 2 £400 +8.84% 5
Surrey +5 2 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £263 -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Somerset +14 1 - -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 85 (58.62%) Windows
2 70 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 61 (42.07%) SQL
4 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
5 36 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 35 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (20.69%) VMware
9 27 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (17.93%) Clustering
10 26 (17.93%) Migration
10 26 (17.93%) Oracle
11 24 (16.55%) Replication
12 23 (15.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (14.48%) HP
14 20 (13.79%) SAN
14 20 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (13.79%) WebSphere
14 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (13.10%) ITIL
15 19 (13.10%) IBM
16 18 (12.41%) Linux
16 18 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (11.72%) MS Excel
17 17 (11.72%) Citrix
18 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (11.03%) AIX
18 16 (11.03%) DB2
18 16 (11.03%) Jython

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
1 20 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.97%) WebSphere Portal
3 12 (8.28%) CICS
3 12 (8.28%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (6.90%) IIS
5 9 (6.21%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Office 365
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) SAN
2 8 (5.52%) DNS
2 8 (5.52%) LAN
2 8 (5.52%) WAN
3 6 (4.14%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.45%) NAS
5 2 (1.38%) DHCP
5 2 (1.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) Extranet
6 1 (0.69%) HTTP
6 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (15.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (11.03%) DB2
4 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (9.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.52%) MySQL
8 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.76%) Informix
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Introscope
2 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Law
3 1 (0.69%) Legal
3 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) Web Services
3 2 (1.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) Worklight
4 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Clustering
2 24 (16.55%) Replication
3 12 (8.28%) LPAR
4 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 85 (58.62%) Windows
2 36 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.41%) Linux
6 16 (11.03%) AIX
7 12 (8.28%) zOS
7 12 (8.28%) Solaris
8 11 (7.59%) UNIX
9 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.76%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (17.93%) Migration
3 19 (13.10%) ITIL
4 12 (8.28%) Change Management
4 12 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.52%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.14%) Change Control
10 4 (2.76%) High Availability
11 3 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.07%) Resource Management
11 3 (2.07%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.38%) Data Modelling
12 2 (1.38%) ETL
12 2 (1.38%) Load Balancing
12 2 (1.38%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.07%) SQL
2 16 (11.03%) Jython
3 15 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.14%) VB
6 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.45%) Python
7 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.76%) Korn
8 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.07%) Tcl
8 3 (2.07%) VBScript
8 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.38%) Perl
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 2 (1.38%) C#
10 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.59%) MCSE
3 8 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.76%) HNC
5 4 (2.76%) MCITP
5 4 (2.76%) Degree
6 2 (1.38%) MCP
6 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) GxP
System Software
1 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.28%) vSphere
4 9 (6.21%) VMware Server
5 8 (5.52%) XenApp
5 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.76%) XenServer
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (2.07%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.38%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.69%) SRDF
9 1 (0.69%) Samba
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) CA Wily
2 7 (4.83%) SCCM
3 6 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.14%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.45%) SCOM
5 4 (2.76%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.76%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.69%) SCSM
6 1 (0.69%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.69%) VMware
3 26 (17.93%) Oracle
4 21 (14.48%) HP
5 19 (13.10%) IBM
6 17 (11.72%) Citrix
7 13 (8.97%) CA
8 11 (7.59%) 3PAR
9 10 (6.90%) Cisco
10 5 (3.45%) Dell
11 4 (2.76%) EMC
11 4 (2.76%) NetApp
12 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.38%) Lotus
13 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.69%) Varonis
13 1 (0.69%) Vertica
13 1 (0.69%) Talend
13 1 (0.69%) Red Gate
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