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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 546 545 516
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 67 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.089% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.096% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 28
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£363 £295 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% -11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 £21.82 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.50% -48.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £118.75 - -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 -20 58 £356 +20.76% 8
London -17 22 £330 +22.22% 4
South East -4 15 £380 +24.08% 4
East of England +8 7 £338 -
City of London -5 7 £425 +44.06% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £380 -
Yorkshire -19 5 £350 -
Scotland - 5 £450 - 1
West Midlands +1 4 £338 -
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Surrey -4 3 £410 - 1
East Midlands -4 3 £305 -51.20%
Hertfordshire -9 3 £325 -
Hampshire +1 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £336 -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £344 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £336 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £438 -
Warwick - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £438 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £438 -
Leicester +6 1 £305 -51.20%
Leicestershire +1 1 £305 -51.20%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
Doncaster -8 1 £363 +31.81%
South West -9 1 - -
Winchester -14 1 - -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 92 (58.97%) Windows
2 77 (49.36%) SQL Server
3 68 (43.59%) SQL
4 42 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 38 (24.36%) VMware
6 37 (23.72%) Active Directory
7 36 (23.08%) Oracle
7 36 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (21.79%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (21.15%) Migration
10 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (16.67%) Linux
13 25 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (15.38%) Replication
15 23 (14.74%) WebSphere
15 23 (14.74%) WebSphere Application Server
16 22 (14.10%) AIX
16 22 (14.10%) HP
16 22 (14.10%) Clustering
16 22 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
17 20 (12.82%) IBM
18 19 (12.18%) Citrix
19 18 (11.54%) Solaris
19 18 (11.54%) UNIX
19 18 (11.54%) ITIL
19 18 (11.54%) Jython

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (14.74%) WebSphere Application Server
1 23 (14.74%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.62%) WebSphere Portal
3 14 (8.97%) CICS
3 14 (8.97%) WebSphere Process Server
4 11 (7.05%) IIS
5 10 (6.41%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.56%) Apache
8 3 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.64%) JBoss
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.64%) SAS
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.90%) SAN
2 8 (5.13%) LAN
2 8 (5.13%) WAN
3 7 (4.49%) DNS
4 6 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.56%) VLAN
6 3 (1.92%) Firewall
6 3 (1.92%) NAS
7 2 (1.28%) VPN
7 2 (1.28%) Network Security
7 2 (1.28%) SSL
7 2 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (0.64%) Extranet
8 1 (0.64%) HTTP
8 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (49.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (10.26%) DB2
6 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (7.05%) MySQL
8 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
10 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.21%) SSDT
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
15 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (1.28%) Informix
16 1 (0.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Introscope
2 9 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.21%) WinDbg
5 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.21%) Subversion
5 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.64%) ERwin
6 1 (0.64%) Yeoman
General
1 17 (10.90%) Finance
2 3 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
3 1 (0.64%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Law
3 1 (0.64%) Legal
3 1 (0.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) .NET
2 3 (1.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.64%) Worklight
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.64%) JMS
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Replication
2 22 (14.10%) Clustering
3 14 (8.97%) LPAR
4 8 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.21%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.28%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.64%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 92 (58.97%) Windows
2 36 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (16.67%) Linux
5 22 (14.10%) AIX
5 22 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (11.54%) UNIX
6 18 (11.54%) Solaris
7 15 (9.62%) zOS
8 10 (6.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.56%) HPUX
10 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.79%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (21.15%) Migration
3 18 (11.54%) ITIL
4 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.05%) Change Management
6 10 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.77%) Server Building
8 7 (4.49%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.21%) Scrum
10 5 (3.21%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.21%) Change Control
10 5 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.56%) Incident Management
12 3 (1.92%) High Availability
12 3 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (1.92%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.59%) SQL
2 18 (11.54%) Jython
3 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
4 12 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.41%) Python
6 9 (5.77%) C#
7 8 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.49%) Perl
9 6 (3.85%) C++
10 5 (3.21%) C++/CLI
10 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.56%) Korn
11 4 (2.56%) VBScript
11 4 (2.56%) VB
12 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.92%) Tcl
12 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.28%) PHP
14 1 (0.64%) Java
14 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.33%) MCSE
3 8 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) Degree
5 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) HNC
6 3 (1.92%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.64%) MCSA
7 1 (0.64%) OCP
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (23.72%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.69%) vSphere
5 9 (5.77%) VMware Server
6 8 (5.13%) XenApp
7 4 (2.56%) XenServer
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.92%) SRDF
8 3 (1.92%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.64%) Samba
10 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) CA Wily
2 11 (7.05%) SCCM
3 6 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.56%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.92%) SCOM
5 3 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.64%) Puppet
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.64%) SCSM
7 1 (0.64%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 42 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.36%) VMware
3 36 (23.08%) Oracle
4 22 (14.10%) HP
5 20 (12.82%) IBM
6 19 (12.18%) Citrix
7 14 (8.97%) CA
8 11 (7.05%) 3PAR
9 10 (6.41%) Cisco
10 5 (3.21%) Dell
10 5 (3.21%) NetApp
10 5 (3.21%) Perforce
11 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.56%) EMC
12 2 (1.28%) Lotus
13 1 (0.64%) CommVault
13 1 (0.64%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.64%) Remedy
13 1 (0.64%) ATG
13 1 (0.64%) Intel
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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