The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Server Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Analyst
UK
Rank 579 594 556
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 16 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 38
Median daily rate £235 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £380 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-47.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £13.81 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -46.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.81 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.88%

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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Server Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Server Analyst in the job title.

Server Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Analyst within the UK.

Server Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Server Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Server Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Server Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Server Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 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
England +21 16 £235 -25.69% 11
London +10 11 £300 -7.69% 4
City of London -4 3 - - 3
South East +17 2 £300 -5.13% 2
South West +11 2 £160 -54.35% 2
Surrey +12 1 - -
Hampshire +6 1 £300 -6.97%
Bristol +5 1 £325 - 2
East of England +2 1 £170 -35.23% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £160 -54.35%
Peterborough - 1 £170 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £160 -
Swindon - 1 £160 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £170 -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Server Analyst 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 featuring Server Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 17 (37.78%) VMware
5 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (24.44%) MS Office
8 11 (24.44%) ITIL
9 9 (20.00%) Citrix
9 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) XenApp
10 8 (17.78%) SCCM
10 8 (17.78%) DNS
10 8 (17.78%) SLA
11 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
13 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
13 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
13 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
13 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.11%) Unix
13 5 (11.11%) Linux
14 4 (8.89%) DHCP
14 4 (8.89%) CA
14 4 (8.89%) Apple

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) FileNet
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
1 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.67%) Android
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) AIX
10 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.22%) Solaris
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Analytics
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.44%) Change Control
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.44%) TDD
4 2 (4.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Data Security
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CISA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) XenApp
4 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.67%) BitLocker
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.67%) XenServer
7 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.44%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) Firmware
8 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) SCOM
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) Apple
4 4 (8.89%) CA
5 3 (6.67%) AppSense
5 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
5 3 (6.67%) Wyse
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Sophos
6 2 (4.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Retalix
7 1 (2.22%) Retek