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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Analyst
Rank 585 538 520
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 27 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.078% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.085% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 30
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £205 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £385 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £313
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.23 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -40.60%

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 26 £325 +10.16% 6
London -15 15 £320 -1.53% 3
City of London +27 9 £275 -26.66% 1
South East -20 5 £325 +54.76% 3
Hampshire - 5 £325 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -13 1 - -
South West - - - -
North West - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -

Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 61 (77.22%) Windows
2 47 (59.49%) VMware
3 44 (55.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (45.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
6 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
6 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
6 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (29.11%) SAN
8 22 (27.85%) Linux
9 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
9 21 (26.58%) SQL
9 21 (26.58%) Citrix
10 20 (25.32%) Finance
11 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (18.99%) DNS
12 15 (18.99%) DHCP
12 15 (18.99%) UNIX
13 14 (17.72%) Clustering
14 12 (15.19%) WAN
15 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
16 10 (12.66%) Cisco
16 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
16 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (11.39%) XenApp
17 9 (11.39%) HP
17 9 (11.39%) NetApp
18 8 (10.13%) VoIP
18 8 (10.13%) Kerberos
18 8 (10.13%) SNMP

Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (10.13%) Lync
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.86%) Apache
4 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) SAN
2 15 (18.99%) DNS
2 15 (18.99%) DHCP
3 12 (15.19%) WAN
4 8 (10.13%) VoIP
4 8 (10.13%) Kerberos
4 8 (10.13%) SNMP
4 8 (10.13%) LDAP
5 7 (8.86%) NAS
5 7 (8.86%) LAN
6 6 (7.59%) VLAN
7 5 (6.33%) WLAN
7 5 (6.33%) Firewall
8 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.27%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) Internet
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) MySQL
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Law
4 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) WCF
3 1 (1.27%) WPF
3 1 (1.27%) LINQ
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Clustering
2 7 (8.86%) Open Source
3 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 61 (77.22%) Windows
2 44 (55.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (45.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (27.85%) Linux
5 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (18.99%) UNIX
7 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.33%) CentOS
8 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.53%) AIX
9 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
2 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (3.80%) Migration
4 2 (2.53%) CRM
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL
4 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.53%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.27%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.27%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (1.27%) Functional Testing
5 1 (1.27%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.27%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.27%) MVVM
5 1 (1.27%) Refactoring
5 1 (1.27%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.06%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) Java
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
5 1 (1.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
2 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) CCNA
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
1 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
3 9 (11.39%) XenApp
4 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.86%) XenServer
6 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.59%) VMware Server
6 6 (7.59%) DFS Replication
7 5 (6.33%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) UAG
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) SCOM
3 3 (3.80%) WSUS
4 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.27%) WMI
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) VMware
2 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.58%) Citrix
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.39%) HP
5 9 (11.39%) NetApp
6 7 (8.86%) EMC
7 6 (7.59%) Hitachi
7 6 (7.59%) Mitel
7 6 (7.59%) Google
7 6 (7.59%) Riverbed
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle
9 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.80%) hybris
11 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.53%) Sophos
11 2 (2.53%) IBM
12 1 (1.27%) Becrypt
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