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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 579 554 533
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 46 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 40
Average daily rate
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£380 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £185 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £118.75 £32.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £118.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+262.59% -

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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -37 36 £380 +15.15% 13
London -26 12 £450 +38.46% 6
South East -18 11 £380 +24.08% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £380 -
Scotland -1 6 £350 +55.55%
Yorkshire -28 6 £350 +4.47% 1
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
City of London -5 3 £298 -8.46%
South West -6 2 £450 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -24 2 £400 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £438 - 1
Leeds - 2 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £438 - 1
North East - 2 £438 - 1
East of England +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
Bristol -3 1 £450 -
Liverpool -4 1 £250 -39.02%
Merseyside -6 1 £250 -39.02%
East Midlands -10 1 - -
North West -23 1 £250 -39.02% 2
County Antrim - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £200 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £413 -
Surrey - 1 £410 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Belfast - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 77 (59.23%) Windows
2 72 (55.38%) SQL Server
3 59 (45.38%) SQL
4 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
5 33 (25.38%) Oracle
6 32 (24.62%) Migration
6 32 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (22.31%) VMware
7 29 (22.31%) Active Directory
8 27 (20.77%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (20.00%) Linux
10 24 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (17.69%) AIX
11 23 (17.69%) Replication
12 22 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
14 20 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (14.62%) Solaris
15 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (13.85%) Clustering
16 18 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (13.85%) UNIX
16 18 (13.85%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (13.85%) WebSphere
17 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
18 16 (12.31%) DB2
18 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (13.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 18 (13.85%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.54%) WebSphere Portal
2 15 (11.54%) IIS
3 14 (10.77%) CICS
3 14 (10.77%) WebSphere Process Server
4 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.31%) Apache
7 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.77%) FileNet
8 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) SAN
2 7 (5.38%) LAN
2 7 (5.38%) WAN
3 5 (3.85%) DNS
4 4 (3.08%) VLAN
5 3 (2.31%) Network Security
5 3 (2.31%) NAS
5 3 (2.31%) Firewall
5 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.54%) VPN
6 2 (1.54%) DHCP
6 2 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (55.38%) SQL Server
2 32 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (12.31%) DB2
5 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.23%) MySQL
7 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.62%) SSDT
8 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Introscope
2 13 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (4.62%) WinDbg
4 6 (4.62%) MSBuild
4 6 (4.62%) Subversion
4 6 (4.62%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.77%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.77%) ERwin
General
1 15 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Law
4 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.77%) JMS
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Replication
2 18 (13.85%) Clustering
3 14 (10.77%) LPAR
4 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.31%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.31%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.54%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.54%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.77%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.77%) FMCG
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.77%) Equities
9 1 (0.77%) Derivative
9 1 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 77 (59.23%) Windows
2 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (20.00%) Linux
4 23 (17.69%) AIX
5 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.62%) Solaris
6 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (13.85%) UNIX
8 15 (11.54%) zOS
9 10 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.62%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.08%) HPUX
11 4 (3.08%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.77%) SUSE
14 1 (0.77%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.62%) Migration
2 27 (20.77%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (10.77%) ITIL
5 10 (7.69%) Change Management
6 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.15%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.62%) Server Building
8 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.62%) Scrum
9 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.08%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.31%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.31%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (2.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.38%) SQL
2 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.77%) Jython
4 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.92%) C#
6 7 (5.38%) C++
6 7 (5.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.62%) Python
7 6 (4.62%) C++/CLI
7 6 (4.62%) Perl
8 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.08%) Korn
9 4 (3.08%) VB
10 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.77%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) Java
12 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.15%) MCSE
3 7 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.31%) HNC
6 3 (2.31%) MCITP
6 3 (2.31%) Degree
6 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) MCTS
7 2 (1.54%) MCSA
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.77%) RHCE
8 1 (0.77%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.77%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (22.31%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.38%) vSphere
5 5 (3.85%) VMware Server
6 4 (3.08%) SRDF
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (3.08%) XenApp
7 3 (2.31%) XenServer
8 2 (1.54%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.77%) Samba
9 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) CA Wily
2 12 (9.23%) SCCM
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.08%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.31%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.31%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.54%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.77%) SCSM
6 1 (0.77%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.38%) Oracle
3 29 (22.31%) VMware
4 15 (11.54%) Citrix
5 14 (10.77%) CA
5 14 (10.77%) HP
6 12 (9.23%) IBM
7 7 (5.38%) 3PAR
7 7 (5.38%) Cisco
8 6 (4.62%) NetApp
8 6 (4.62%) Perforce
9 5 (3.85%) EMC
10 4 (3.08%) Dell
10 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.54%) CommVault
12 1 (0.77%) Intel
12 1 (0.77%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.77%) Remedy
12 1 (0.77%) Veritas
12 1 (0.77%) Axway
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