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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 625 640 583
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 32 21 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.039% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 36
Median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £23.75 £190.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% +590.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £190.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £190.00 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £190.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +560.86%

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 22 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 27 September 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 +43 31 £400 +23.07% 10
London +8 16 £375 +10.29% 5
South East +19 7 £325 -1.88% 3
Yorkshire +13 5 £425 -26.08% 1
Sheffield - 5 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Surrey +7 2 £250 -24.52%
Oxfordshire -7 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £400 - 1
North West +15 1 - -
Scotland +6 1 £350 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £420 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £295 -
Coventry - 1 £420 -
North East - 1 £295 -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
Alloa - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £295 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (34.67%) WebSphere
4 25 (33.33%) Linux
4 25 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (32.00%) VMware
6 20 (26.67%) IBM
6 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.00%) ITIL
8 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (21.33%) AIX
10 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.00%) SQL
11 14 (18.67%) Finance
11 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (17.33%) DNS
13 12 (16.00%) SSL
13 12 (16.00%) Middleware
13 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
14 11 (14.67%) SAN
14 11 (14.67%) Oracle
14 11 (14.67%) Unix
15 10 (13.33%) Perl
15 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
15 10 (13.33%) Firewall
16 9 (12.00%) Jython
16 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
16 9 (12.00%) HP

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 26 (34.67%) WebSphere
2 25 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (10.67%) Apache
5 7 (9.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (8.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (5.33%) JBoss
9 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Confluence
10 2 (2.67%) IIS
10 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.33%) FileNet
11 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) DNS
2 12 (16.00%) SSL
3 11 (14.67%) SAN
4 10 (13.33%) Firewall
5 6 (8.00%) HTTP
6 4 (5.33%) DHCP
6 4 (5.33%) LAN
6 4 (5.33%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) Network Security
8 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.67%) LDAP
8 2 (2.67%) SMTP
8 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.33%) FTP
9 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.33%) Internet
9 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.33%) VLAN
9 1 (1.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) DB2
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) SSDT
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) ClearQuest
1 5 (6.67%) Introscope
2 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.67%) NuGet
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Middleware
2 3 (4.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.67%) Servlets
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.33%) JDBC
4 1 (1.33%) JMS
4 1 (1.33%) LAMP
4 1 (1.33%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) DataPower
4 2 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) iSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (33.33%) Linux
4 16 (21.33%) AIX
5 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (14.67%) Unix
8 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.33%) Solaris
9 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.67%) HPUX
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.67%) SUSE
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.33%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) High Availability
2 8 (10.67%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.67%) Change Management
4 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.00%) Compliance Management
5 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.67%) Change Control
6 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.67%) Open Source
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.33%) Perl
4 9 (12.00%) Jython
4 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.33%) Python
6 4 (5.33%) Java
7 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.67%) C#
8 2 (2.67%) C++
8 2 (2.67%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.67%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.33%) CCNA
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.00%) RHCE
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) ACSP
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) BS7799
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) KVM
4 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) VMFS
6 2 (2.67%) Xen
6 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.33%) Docker
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.67%) vMotion
5 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.33%) Ambari
6 1 (1.33%) Ansible
6 1 (1.33%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.33%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) VMware
2 20 (26.67%) IBM
3 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle
5 9 (12.00%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.33%) ATG
7 4 (5.33%) CA
7 4 (5.33%) Cisco
7 4 (5.33%) EMC
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) AppDynamics
8 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.67%) Adobe
9 2 (2.67%) Altiris
9 2 (2.67%) EPiServer
9 2 (2.67%) NetApp
9 2 (2.67%) Perforce
9 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
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