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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Administrator
UK
Rank 574 589 573
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 26 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.057% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.060% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 16
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £187 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £469 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 20 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +22 26 £363 +11.53% 6
London 0 8 £413 +26.92% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £340 -
North West +20 6 £400 +14.28%
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
South East +21 3 £300 -35.48% 2
Manchester +16 3 £400 +14.28%
South Yorkshire - 3 £340 -
Sheffield - 3 £340 -
Cheshire +23 2 - -
City of London -13 2 £455 +1.11%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
Woking - 1 £375 -
Hove - 1 £225 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 23 (45.10%) VMware
4 19 (37.25%) WebSphere
5 17 (33.33%) Linux
5 17 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 13 (25.49%) DNS
8 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.65%) Unix
12 9 (17.65%) IBM
13 8 (15.69%) Perl
13 8 (15.69%) LDAP
13 8 (15.69%) SCCM
14 7 (13.73%) SAN
14 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
14 7 (13.73%) HTTP
14 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
14 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
14 7 (13.73%) Middleware
14 7 (13.73%) Finance
15 6 (11.76%) Banking
15 6 (11.76%) Apache

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 19 (37.25%) WebSphere
2 17 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
4 6 (11.76%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.92%) Confluence
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) FileNet
7 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) DNS
2 8 (15.69%) LDAP
3 7 (13.73%) HTTP
3 7 (13.73%) SAN
3 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) DHCP
4 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) SSL
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) FCoE
6 1 (1.96%) Intranet
6 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.92%) SSDT
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.92%) NuGet
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.96%) Introscope
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 5 (9.80%) JMS
3 4 (7.84%) J2EE
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) JDBC
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) DataPower
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.92%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 17 (33.33%) Linux
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (17.65%) Unix
7 5 (9.80%) AIX
7 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.84%) CentOS
9 3 (5.88%) Solaris
9 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 6 (11.76%) High Availability
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Change Control
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.92%) Server Building
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.96%) BCP
6 1 (1.96%) Change Management
6 1 (1.96%) ETL
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) ITSM
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Perl
4 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.80%) VB
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) Jython
7 3 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.92%) Java
8 2 (3.92%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) MCSE
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) MCP
2 2 (3.92%) MCSA
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
3 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.84%) NFS
4 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.88%) KVM
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.92%) SRDF
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas File System
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.92%) VMFS
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) WSUS
4 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.92%) vMotion
5 1 (1.96%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) VMware
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) IBM
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle
5 5 (9.80%) EMC
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Perforce
7 2 (3.92%) Sun
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas
8 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.96%) ATG
8 1 (1.96%) BMC
8 1 (1.96%) CA
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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