The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Server Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 613 599 561
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 37 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.081% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.085% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 28
Median daily rate £350 £356 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £118.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +295.83%

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 26 July 2016.

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 29 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
England -22 32 £350 -3.44% 6
London +6 19 £350 -22.22% 2
South East +8 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Scotland 0 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire +6 3 £300 +160.86%
Leeds +1 3 £300 +160.86%
Edinburgh +1 3 - -
Yorkshire -5 3 £300 -7.69%
City of London +47 2 £375 +15.38%
Dorset -1 2 - -
Surrey -4 2 £338 +8.00%
South West -4 2 - -
Bournemouth -6 2 - -
North East -36 2 £305 -30.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 2 £305 -30.28%
Tyne and Wear -46 2 £305 -30.28%
North West +1 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £420 - 1
Coventry - 1 £420 - 1
Winchester - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £425 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £400 -
Alloa - 1 £350 -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (48.81%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.14%) Linux
3 27 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 21 (25.00%) IBM
5 21 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 21 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 20 (23.81%) ITIL
7 19 (22.62%) AIX
7 19 (22.62%) VMware
8 18 (21.43%) SQL
9 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 14 (16.67%) SAN
10 14 (16.67%) DNS
10 14 (16.67%) Finance
10 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (14.29%) Unix
13 11 (13.10%) Oracle
14 10 (11.90%) SSL
14 10 (11.90%) HP
14 10 (11.90%) Migration
14 10 (11.90%) Firewall
14 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
15 9 (10.71%) Middleware
15 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
16 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (9.52%) SCOM

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 21 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (5.95%) JBoss
4 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.76%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.57%) LiveLink
6 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.38%) IIS
7 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.19%) Confluence
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.19%) SAS
8 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) DNS
1 14 (16.67%) SAN
2 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) SSL
3 5 (5.95%) LAN
3 5 (5.95%) WAN
4 4 (4.76%) HTTP
5 3 (3.57%) DHCP
5 3 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.38%) NAS
6 2 (2.38%) SMTP
6 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.19%) FCoE
7 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.19%) FTP
7 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.19%) Internet
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 4 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.76%) Introscope
3 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.38%) Servlets
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) JDBC
3 1 (1.19%) JMS
3 1 (1.19%) LAMP
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.19%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.81%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.14%) Linux
4 19 (22.62%) AIX
5 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (14.29%) Unix
8 7 (8.33%) Solaris
8 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.57%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.38%) HPUX
12 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (2.38%) SUSE
12 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Migration
3 8 (9.52%) High Availability
4 7 (8.33%) Change Management
4 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.95%) CRM
6 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.38%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.38%) Server Building
8 2 (2.38%) Service Management
8 2 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.33%) Jython
4 6 (7.14%) Perl
4 6 (7.14%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) CCNA
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) RHCE
6 1 (1.19%) ACSP
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) BS7799
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.76%) KVM
3 4 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.38%) Xen
4 2 (2.38%) XenApp
4 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.19%) Docker
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.19%) NFS
5 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCOM
2 6 (7.14%) SCCM
3 4 (4.76%) Nagios
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Puppet
5 2 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.19%) Ambari
6 1 (1.19%) Ansible
6 1 (1.19%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.00%) IBM
3 19 (22.62%) VMware
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle
5 10 (11.90%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco
7 5 (5.95%) Citrix
7 5 (5.95%) NetApp
8 4 (4.76%) Dell
8 4 (4.76%) EMC
8 4 (4.76%) OpenText
8 4 (4.76%) Symantec
9 3 (3.57%) ATG
9 3 (3.57%) CA
10 2 (2.38%) Adobe
10 2 (2.38%) Altiris
10 2 (2.38%) EPiServer
10 2 (2.38%) Sun
10 2 (2.38%) Veritas
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