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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 519 509 502
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 80 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.61 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 -2 66 £350 - 13
London +9 33 £370 +5.71% 7
South East -21 12 £450 - 3
City of London +22 11 £438 +34.61% 1
South Wales - 8 £200 -
Wales - 8 £200 -
Cardiff - 8 £200 -
Kent - 6 - -
East of England +3 4 £333 -9.52% 2
West Midlands -3 4 £300 -
South West -4 4 £325 -19.95%
West Sussex - 3 £475 - 1
Coventry +3 2 £300 -
Hampshire -11 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £333 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Reading 0 1 £425 -
Berkshire -9 1 £425 -
North West -14 1 £425 +183.33%
Gloucestershire -16 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Norwich - 1 £365 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Rochdale - - - -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 61 (53.98%) SQL Server
2 57 (50.44%) Windows
3 52 (46.02%) SQL
4 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (27.43%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
7 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
8 27 (23.89%) Clustering
9 25 (22.12%) Replication
10 24 (21.24%) VMware
11 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (18.58%) Oracle
13 20 (17.70%) SAN
14 19 (16.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (15.04%) HP
16 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (13.27%) ITIL
18 14 (12.39%) IBM
18 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
18 14 (12.39%) Finance
18 14 (12.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (11.50%) Citrix
20 11 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
20 11 (9.73%) Capacity Planning
21 10 (8.85%) vSphere
21 10 (8.85%) Migration

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (7.08%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.42%) IIS
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.65%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.70%) SAN
2 6 (5.31%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.31%) DNS
3 5 (4.42%) NAS
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
3 5 (4.42%) WAN
4 2 (1.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) SNMP
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Extranet
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (53.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (16.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (12.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.42%) DB2
8 5 (4.42%) Informix
9 4 (3.54%) MySQL
10 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.77%) OLTP
11 2 (1.77%) OLAP
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.88%) DTS
12 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.88%) ERwin
2 1 (0.88%) Introscope
2 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Law
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.88%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) Clustering
2 25 (22.12%) Replication
3 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.54%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.44%) Windows
2 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.31%) UNIX
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.54%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.65%) Linux
9 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (13.27%) ITIL
3 11 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (9.73%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (8.85%) Change Management
4 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.85%) Migration
5 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.31%) Change Control
6 6 (5.31%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.42%) High Availability
8 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.77%) Data Modelling
9 2 (1.77%) ETL
10 1 (0.88%) CRM
10 1 (0.88%) E-Commerce
10 1 (0.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.02%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.31%) VB
4 5 (4.42%) Python
4 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.54%) Jython
6 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.65%) Tcl
6 3 (2.65%) VBScript
7 2 (1.77%) C#
7 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.77%) Perl
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) Korn
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.96%) MCSE
3 6 (5.31%) MCDBA
4 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) MCITP
6 3 (2.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) MCP
7 2 (1.77%) HNC
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.85%) vSphere
4 9 (7.96%) VMware Server
5 7 (6.19%) XenApp
6 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.77%) XenServer
7 2 (1.77%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.88%) SRDF
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (5.31%) HP SIM
2 5 (4.42%) SCOM
3 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.24%) VMware
3 21 (18.58%) Oracle
4 17 (15.04%) HP
5 14 (12.39%) IBM
6 13 (11.50%) Citrix
7 8 (7.08%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.31%) Cisco
9 4 (3.54%) EMC
10 3 (2.65%) NetApp
10 3 (2.65%) Lotus
11 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.77%) Dell
12 1 (0.88%) Brocade
12 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.88%) Remedy
12 1 (0.88%) ATG
12 1 (0.88%) OpenText
12 1 (0.88%) Sybase
12 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
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