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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Analyst
Rank 602 555 563
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 40 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 37
Median daily rate £329 £235 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.89% -27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £146 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £19.75 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £19.91 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £23.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +27.77%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 2016.

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 29 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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 36 £330 +43.47% 12
London -10 15 £400 +79.77% 3
South East +5 14 £328 -6.42% 3
Hampshire - 5 £310 -
East Sussex +13 4 £500 +53.84%
East of England +9 4 £260 +15.55% 1
Brighton - 4 £500 -
City of London +28 2 £375 +36.98%
Surrey -8 2 £350 +3.70%
Scotland -13 2 £255 -27.14%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £328 -
Kent - 2 £328 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £163 -45.83%
Cambridgeshire +12 1 - -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £380 +5.55%
Yorkshire +4 1 £275 - 1
Peterborough +1 1 - -
Oxford 0 1 £380 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -1 1 £275 -
Coventry -7 1 £120 -50.51%
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
Manchester -9 1 £120 - 1
North West -11 1 £120 -36.84% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £120 -52.00%
Basildon - 1 £260 -
Bedford - 1 £325 - 1
Watford - 1 £163 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 1
Essex - 1 £260 -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 48 (68.57%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Windows Server
3 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 27 (38.57%) VMware
4 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (31.43%) Finance
7 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (22.86%) ITIL
9 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 14 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (17.14%) SCOM
12 11 (15.71%) HP
12 11 (15.71%) DHCP
12 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
14 9 (12.86%) DNS
14 9 (12.86%) Citrix
14 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
15 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (11.43%) Internet
15 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (11.43%) SCOrch
16 7 (10.00%) NetApp
16 7 (10.00%) SAN
17 6 (8.57%) SLA
17 6 (8.57%) Java

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 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) DHCP
2 9 (12.86%) DNS
3 8 (11.43%) Internet
4 7 (10.00%) SAN
5 5 (7.14%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Firewall
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.86%) DSL
7 2 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) MS Access
3 2 (2.86%) QlikView
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) International Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) PostGIS
2 2 (2.86%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) WCF
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.71%) Derivative
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) Wiki
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (68.57%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Windows Server
3 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.14%) Linux
7 5 (7.14%) Unix
8 3 (4.29%) VMS
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.57%) Manual Testing
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.29%) Server Building
7 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (2.86%) IT Audit
8 2 (2.86%) Load Testing
8 2 (2.86%) Product Management
8 2 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.86%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) MCP
5 1 (1.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.86%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Firmware
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) SCOM
2 8 (11.43%) SCOrch
3 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.14%) SCCM
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.43%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
1 27 (38.57%) VMware
2 11 (15.71%) HP
3 9 (12.86%) Citrix
4 7 (10.00%) NetApp
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle
6 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.71%) Sybase
7 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (2.86%) Informatica
7 2 (2.86%) IronPort
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) Siebel
7 2 (2.86%) Veeam
8 1 (1.43%) AppSense
8 1 (1.43%) CA
8 1 (1.43%) Sophos
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec