The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 518 510 528
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 69 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.071% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 24
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £432 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.73 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.69% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.73 £21.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £19.73 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £23.75
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 69 £325 +6.55% 19
London -6 31 £300 -11.76% 8
Yorkshire -10 13 £320 +17.53% 2
City of London -8 6 £325 - 4
West Yorkshire -14 6 £225 -
South West -18 6 £368 +22.50%
East of England -23 6 £371 +45.58% 1
South East -12 5 - - 6
Leeds -14 5 £225 -
West Midlands -12 4 £265 -37.64% 2
Essex -22 4 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Colchester - 3 £375 -
Hampshire +5 2 - - 3
South Yorkshire 0 2 £350 +28.55% 2
Berkshire -7 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Basingstoke +18 1 - -
Staffordshire -1 1 £265 -37.64% 2
Suffolk -7 1 £200 -21.56%
Surrey -9 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -19 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £160 - 1
North West - 1 £150 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £265 -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 75 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 71 (51.45%) SQL
3 65 (47.10%) Windows
4 40 (28.99%) VMware
4 40 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (25.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
6 31 (22.46%) Oracle
7 30 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (21.01%) ITIL
9 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (16.67%) HP
12 22 (15.94%) Active Directory
13 21 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (14.49%) Clustering
14 20 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (13.77%) Finance
15 19 (13.77%) Linux
16 18 (13.04%) T-SQL
16 18 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (10.87%) UNIX
19 15 (10.87%) Solaris
20 14 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
20 14 (10.14%) SAN
20 14 (10.14%) WebSphere
21 13 (9.42%) Banking
21 13 (9.42%) Change Management

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 14 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.80%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.62%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.45%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Summit
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) SAN
2 8 (5.80%) DNS
3 5 (3.62%) SSH
3 5 (3.62%) FTP
4 4 (2.90%) WAN
5 3 (2.17%) FCoE
5 3 (2.17%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.17%) NAS
5 3 (2.17%) LDAP
5 3 (2.17%) SSL
5 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.17%) LAN
6 2 (1.45%) DHCP
6 2 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) Intranet
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) IPsec
7 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.72%) HTTP
7 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 35 (25.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.35%) MySQL
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.62%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.90%) DB2
12 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Toad
1 2 (1.45%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Publishing
5 4 (2.90%) Games
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.17%) Middleware
2 3 (2.17%) ADO
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
3 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) HTML
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) XSD
4 1 (0.72%) XSLT
4 1 (0.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) SOAP
4 1 (0.72%) XHTML
4 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Clustering
2 11 (7.97%) Replication
3 5 (3.62%) Wiki
3 5 (3.62%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (3.62%) Firmware
4 4 (2.90%) FMCG
5 2 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.72%) DataPower
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.10%) Windows
2 40 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (13.77%) Linux
5 15 (10.87%) UNIX
5 15 (10.87%) Solaris
6 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.52%) AIX
8 5 (3.62%) SUSE
9 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.45%) zOS
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) HPUX
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.01%) ITIL
2 20 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.42%) Change Management
5 11 (7.97%) Migration
6 9 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.80%) Time Management
7 8 (5.80%) High Availability
8 7 (5.07%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.35%) Change Control
10 5 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.62%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.62%) RDF
11 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.90%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.90%) Database Tuning
11 4 (2.90%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 71 (51.45%) SQL
2 18 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.25%) VBScript
4 10 (7.25%) Perl
5 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.62%) Korn
7 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.90%) VB
8 3 (2.17%) Jython
8 3 (2.17%) C
8 3 (2.17%) Java
9 2 (1.45%) C#
9 2 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) sed
10 1 (0.72%) AWK
10 1 (0.72%) XPath
10 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.90%) MCSE
4 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.17%) VCP5
6 2 (1.45%) MCP
6 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.45%) NCDA
6 2 (1.45%) Degree
6 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) RHCE
7 1 (0.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.70%) vSphere
4 10 (7.25%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.07%) NFS
6 5 (3.62%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (3.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.17%) XenApp
8 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.72%) vCloud
9 1 (0.72%) KVM
9 1 (0.72%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) SCCM
1 8 (5.80%) SCOM
2 5 (3.62%) Foglight
2 5 (3.62%) HP SIM
3 4 (2.90%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (2.90%) WSUS
3 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.17%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.45%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) VMware
2 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
3 31 (22.46%) Oracle
4 23 (16.67%) HP
5 13 (9.42%) IBM
6 10 (7.25%) NetApp
7 8 (5.80%) Citrix
8 7 (5.07%) Sun
9 6 (4.35%) EMC
9 6 (4.35%) Veritas
10 5 (3.62%) McAfee
11 4 (2.90%) Sophos
11 4 (2.90%) Cisco
11 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.90%) CommVault
11 4 (2.90%) Veeam
11 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.17%) StorageTek
12 3 (2.17%) Symantec
12 3 (2.17%) Sybase
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