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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Analyst
Rank 603 546 574
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 40 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 23
Median daily rate £329 £225 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.11% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £128 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £24.25 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +34.37%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 24 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 31 May 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 -29 40 £329 +42.93% 11
London -7 17 £388 +57.36% 1
South East -15 14 £328 +13.51% 3
Hampshire - 5 £310 -
West Midlands -18 4 £176 -29.60%
East Sussex - 4 £500 -
Brighton - 4 £500 -
Warwickshire -5 3 £232 -
City of London +35 2 £375 +36.98% 1
Watford +10 2 £163 -
Hertfordshire +8 2 £163 -45.83%
East of England 0 2 £163 -27.77% 1
Surrey -14 2 £350 +16.66%
North West -15 2 £120 -36.84% 4
Kent - 2 £328 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £328 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £380 - 2
Liverpool +2 1 - -
Oxford 0 1 £380 -
Coventry -4 1 £120 -50.51%
Merseyside -5 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 £120 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 49 (71.01%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Windows Server
3 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 30 (43.48%) VMware
5 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
6 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (33.33%) Finance
8 18 (26.09%) ITIL
9 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
9 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (20.29%) Citrix
11 13 (18.84%) HP
11 13 (18.84%) SQL
12 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.94%) SCOM
13 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
14 10 (14.49%) SAN
15 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (13.04%) NetApp
15 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (13.04%) SCOrch
16 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (11.59%) Internet
16 8 (11.59%) DHCP
17 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
17 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
17 7 (10.14%) vSphere
17 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
18 6 (8.70%) XenApp

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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 8 (11.59%) DHCP
2 8 (11.59%) Internet
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) Firewall
5 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.90%) DSL
6 2 (2.90%) VPN
7 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.45%) H.323
7 1 (1.45%) Intranet
7 1 (1.45%) ISDN
7 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.45%) PABX
7 1 (1.45%) Skype
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) QlikView
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.45%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.45%) International Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) PostGIS
1 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) WCF
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Derivative
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Wiki
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Windows Server
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.25%) Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Unix
8 3 (4.35%) VMS
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Server Building
6 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.35%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (2.90%) ETL
7 2 (2.90%) IT Audit
7 2 (2.90%) Load Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.90%) Product Management
7 2 (2.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.25%) MCSE
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.14%) vSphere
4 6 (8.70%) XenApp
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.90%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.90%) Firmware
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCOM
2 9 (13.04%) SCOrch
3 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) SCCM
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.45%) DameWare
6 1 (1.45%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) VMware
2 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.29%) Citrix
4 13 (18.84%) HP
5 9 (13.04%) NetApp
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.80%) Sybase
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco
9 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) Informatica
9 2 (2.90%) IronPort
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.90%) Siebel
9 2 (2.90%) Sophos
9 2 (2.90%) Veeam
10 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec