Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 583 599
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Server Administrator 24 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.055% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.058% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
London median daily rate £375 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +13.97% +29.52%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £301
90th Percentile £414 £454 £465
England median daily rate £339 £388 £340
% change year-on-year -12.58% +13.97% +11.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £23.75 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.00% +257.14%
England median hourly rate £35.38 £23.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +48.95% -50.00% +137.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Server Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Administrator in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -1 4 £396 -7.91% 1
South London -31 1 - -
Server Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) Migration
7 10 (41.67%) SCCM
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (37.50%) Office 365
9 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 8 (33.33%) Banking
9 8 (33.33%) Linux
9 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 7 (29.17%) Thin Client
10 7 (29.17%) NetApp
10 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 7 (29.17%) Task Automation
10 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (29.17%) Fat Client
10 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (25.00%) DevOps
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (25.00%) DFS Replication
11 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Server Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) OLAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Fat Client
2 7 (29.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Task Automation
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (20.83%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.17%) Ambari
5 1 (4.17%) Control-M
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (4.17%) vMotion
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Tableau
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam