The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 120 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.47% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2290 2110 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.24% 91.18% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1095 715
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 167 127
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Administrator in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Administrator across the West Midlands region.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Server Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Server Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Administrator across the West Midlands region.

Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Warwickshire - 4 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) CICS
2 4 (40.00%) CA
2 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Jython
2 4 (40.00%) Introscope
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (40.00%) LPAR
2 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 3 (30.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Dell

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (40.00%) CICS
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) LPAR
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) CA
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus