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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 597 567 505
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 31 42 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.081% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.086% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 49
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £379 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £384
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £25.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £31.50

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 29 £375 +7.14% 15
London +7 12 £388 +24.00% 4
South East - 5 £371 - 5
City of London +49 4 £375 +11.11% 2
North West -18 4 £350 -17.64% 2
South West 0 3 £281 -25.00%
Birmingham -5 3 - -
West Midlands -15 3 - -
Cheshire -3 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 £425 -
Edinburgh -9 2 £425 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 2
East of England +3 1 £280 -21.67% 1
Bristol -1 1 £375 +15.38%
Swindon -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
West Yorkshire -9 1 £400 +45.45% 1
Yorkshire -16 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Devon - 1 £188 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 £418 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
Brighton - 1 £325 -
Colchester - 1 £280 -
Essex - 1 £280 - 1

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 19 (34.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (21.82%) IIS
8 12 (21.82%) VMware
9 11 (20.00%) Clustering
9 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.18%) Replication
11 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
12 8 (14.55%) .NET
12 8 (14.55%) Linux
13 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
13 7 (12.73%) High Availability

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (21.82%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Documentum
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
1 5 (9.09%) SAN
1 5 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) OSPF
4 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (34.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.45%) DB2
7 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.82%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Introscope
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Clustering
2 10 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.82%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.55%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.91%) Unix
8 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.45%) AIX
10 2 (3.64%) CentOS
11 1 (1.82%) HPUX
11 1 (1.82%) Solaris
11 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.73%) High Availability
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.64%) Server Building
7 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.91%) Jython
5 4 (7.27%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.82%) MCTS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.82%) SRDF
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.82%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) EMC
5 3 (5.45%) NetApp
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Dell
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus
6 2 (3.64%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.82%) iManage
7 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.82%) Verint
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
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