The median contractor rate for a Server Administrator was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Server Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 581 564
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 21 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.083% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 45
Median daily rate £398 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.71% -1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £296 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £326 £350
% change year-on-year +14.94% -6.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.53% -31.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £33.38
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Server Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Server Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Administrator in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London -7 7 £393 +7.67% 4
North West +24 5 £400 +45.45%
South East +11 5 £350 -17.64% 1
East Midlands -4 2 £450 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
South West +2 1 £270 -
Server Administrator
UK

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the England region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 17 (39.53%) VMware
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
5 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (20.93%) LDAP
7 9 (20.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) IBM
9 7 (16.28%) vSphere
9 7 (16.28%) HTTP
9 7 (16.28%) SAN
9 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
9 7 (16.28%) Unix
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
11 5 (11.63%) Jython
11 5 (11.63%) Migration
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle
11 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco
11 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
11 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.63%) Ansible
11 5 (11.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (11.63%) Task Automation

Server Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
1 9 (20.93%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) LDAP
2 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) GitLab
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.33%) Introscope
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) JMS
2 3 (6.98%) ODBC
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
1 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) DataPower
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.28%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.30%) SUSE
6 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) AIX
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
3 5 (11.63%) Task Automation
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
1 5 (11.63%) Jython
1 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) RHCE
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Terraform
4 2 (4.65%) Galera Cluster
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) VMware
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) IBM
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.65%) Brocade
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Percona
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) Adobe
8 1 (2.33%) ATG
8 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
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