The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Analyst
Rank 549 537 553
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 53 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.086% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.093% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £335 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £294
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -

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
52060 49526 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.09% 92.75% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31607 29426 30210
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2009 2143 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Server Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 47 £344 +18.53% 10
London -3 21 £450 +60.00% 7
South East -2 11 £325 +8.33% 2
City of London +20 9 £450 +38.46% 5
East Midlands +10 8 £306 +5.60%
Hampshire - 6 £325 - 2
Scotland - 6 £283 -
Glasgow - 5 £283 -
North West +1 4 £400 +39.13%
Bristol -18 3 £325 - 1
South West -39 3 £325 -1.51% 1
Manchester -4 2 £400 +23.07%
Surrey - 2 £325 -
West Midlands -13 1 £250 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £250 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northumberland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Server Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Analyst in their job title.

1 56 (62.22%) Windows
2 51 (56.67%) VMware
3 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 34 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 25 (27.78%) Finance
9 24 (26.67%) SQL
10 22 (24.44%) Citrix
11 20 (22.22%) Linux
12 17 (18.89%) SAN
13 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (15.56%) Clustering
15 13 (14.44%) UNIX
16 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
16 12 (13.33%) VMware ESX
16 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (13.33%) XenApp
17 11 (12.22%) Banking
17 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
18 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (10.00%) DNS
19 9 (10.00%) DHCP
20 8 (8.89%) HP

Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Server Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.78%) Apache
5 6 (6.67%) Lync
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) SAN
2 9 (10.00%) DNS
2 9 (10.00%) DHCP
3 5 (5.56%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) Kerberos
4 4 (4.44%) SNMP
4 4 (4.44%) LDAP
4 4 (4.44%) VoIP
5 3 (3.33%) LAN
5 3 (3.33%) NAS
5 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 2 (2.22%) VLAN
6 2 (2.22%) WLAN
7 1 (1.11%) Broadband
7 1 (1.11%) Intranet
7 1 (1.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.89%) MySQL
6 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.11%) OLAP
8 1 (1.11%) MS Access
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.11%) JUnit
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.44%) Back Office
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Electronics
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Front Office
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) MFC
2 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) MDX
2 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Clustering
2 7 (7.78%) Open Source
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) DTV
5 2 (2.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.11%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (62.22%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.22%) Linux
5 13 (14.44%) UNIX
6 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.44%) CentOS
9 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.22%) AIX
10 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.67%) ITIL
3 5 (5.56%) Migration
4 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.44%) BCP
4 4 (4.44%) Data Mapping
4 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.33%) Revenue Management
5 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.22%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.22%) Data Management
6 2 (2.22%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (2.22%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.22%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) VC++
6 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCSE
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 28 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 12 (13.33%) XenApp
4 6 (6.67%) XenServer
4 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.56%) vSphere
6 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.22%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 3 (3.33%) WSUS
3 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) WMI
4 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) VMware
2 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.44%) Citrix
4 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.89%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) Oracle
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco
6 6 (6.67%) EMC
6 6 (6.67%) Hitachi
6 6 (6.67%) NetApp
6 6 (6.67%) Google
7 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.33%) hybris
7 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.22%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.22%) Mitel
8 2 (2.22%) Sophos
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Cognos
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