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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 604 548 558
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 47 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 31
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £265
% change year-on-year
- +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% -8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £18.25 -
% change year-on-year
+78.08% -

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 30 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 24 May 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 -34 43 £350 -3.44% 8
London -25 20 £350 -8.49% 2
Yorkshire +13 8 £375 +226.08% 2
West Yorkshire +1 6 £400 +247.82% 2
Leeds -7 6 £400 +247.82%
North West -5 5 £338 -
South East -11 4 £358 -1.37% 2
South West +2 3 - - 1
Scotland -7 3 £325 -27.77%
Edinburgh -10 3 £325 -27.77%
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
City of London +26 2 £375 -11.76%
Reading - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +14 1 £338 +8.00% 1
Hampshire +3 1 £290 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 1 £338 +3.84%
Northampton +1 1 £338 +3.84%
Manchester -7 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - -
Surrey -12 1 £425 +13.33%
North East - 1 £315 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £315 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £270 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £315 -

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 46 (55.42%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.92%) Linux
6 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (25.30%) SQL
8 19 (22.89%) VMware
9 18 (21.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (21.69%) WebSphere
10 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.48%) IBM
11 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (18.07%) DNS
13 14 (16.87%) AIX
14 13 (15.66%) ITIL
14 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.66%) SAN
15 12 (14.46%) Unix
15 12 (14.46%) Finance
15 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
16 11 (13.25%) HP
17 10 (12.05%) SSL
17 10 (12.05%) Oracle
17 10 (12.05%) Jython
18 9 (10.84%) Clustering
18 9 (10.84%) Middleware
18 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008

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 18 (21.69%) WebSphere
1 18 (21.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) IIS
4 6 (7.23%) Apache
4 6 (7.23%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.82%) JBoss
6 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.61%) LiveLink
7 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.41%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) SAN
3 10 (12.05%) SSL
4 7 (8.43%) Firewall
4 7 (8.43%) HTTP
5 4 (4.82%) Internet
5 4 (4.82%) LAN
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
6 3 (3.61%) Intranet
7 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.20%) DHCP
8 1 (1.20%) FCoE
8 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Introscope
2 3 (3.61%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) J2EE
2 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.20%) JDBC
3 1 (1.20%) JMS
3 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.20%) Servlets
3 1 (1.20%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 46 (55.42%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.92%) Linux
4 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (16.87%) AIX
8 12 (14.46%) Unix
9 7 (8.43%) Solaris
10 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
13 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (1.20%) CentOS
14 1 (1.20%) HPUX
14 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (1.20%) SUSE
14 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) ITIL
2 7 (8.43%) Migration
3 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.23%) High Availability
4 5 (6.02%) Change Management
4 5 (6.02%) CRM
4 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.82%) Server Building
5 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.41%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 2 (2.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (2.41%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (2.41%) Database Tuning
7 2 (2.41%) DevOps
7 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.41%) Project Management
8 1 (1.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.05%) Jython
4 6 (7.23%) Perl
4 6 (7.23%) Python
5 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) C#
7 1 (1.20%) Korn
7 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) ACSP
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) KVM
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) Docker
5 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Xen
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
1 6 (7.23%) SCOM
2 5 (6.02%) Nagios
2 5 (6.02%) WSUS
3 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.20%) Ambari
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) VMware
3 17 (20.48%) IBM
4 11 (13.25%) HP
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle
6 8 (9.64%) NetApp
7 6 (7.23%) Citrix
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.02%) Dell
9 4 (4.82%) OpenText
9 4 (4.82%) Symantec
10 3 (3.61%) Altiris
10 3 (3.61%) ATG
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco
10 3 (3.61%) EMC
11 2 (2.41%) Adobe
11 2 (2.41%) AppDynamics
11 2 (2.41%) SAP
11 2 (2.41%) Sun
11 2 (2.41%) Veritas
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