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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Analyst
UK
Rank 578 576 548
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 15 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.072% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.076% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 36
Median daily rate £280 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Median hourly rate - £13.81 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.81 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- -43.63%

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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +1 13 £190 -41.53% 13
London -10 5 £325 -2.25% 5
South East +12 3 £300 -7.69%
Hampshire +10 3 £300 -6.97%
South West +7 2 £160 -48.84%
Wiltshire +1 2 £160 -48.84%
North West - 2 £150 - 2
City of London - 2 - - 3
Swindon - 2 £175 -
Lancashire - 2 £150 -
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
West Midlands -4 1 £150 -
Birmingham - 1 £150 -
Corsham - 1 £160 -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.90%) VMware
5 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (24.49%) Citrix
7 12 (24.49%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) ITIL
8 11 (22.45%) Unix
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Linux
9 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (18.37%) XenApp
10 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.37%) MS Office
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.33%) SLA
11 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) SCCM
12 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.29%) DHCP
13 6 (12.24%) SAN
13 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
13 6 (12.24%) Cisco
13 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
13 6 (12.24%) Incident Management

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 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) FileNet
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) SAN
4 5 (10.20%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) NAS
5 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) DB2
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JMeter
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) Worklight
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.24%) Fat Client
1 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) PDA
3 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) Unix
5 10 (20.41%) Linux
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.20%) Solaris
8 3 (6.12%) AIX
8 3 (6.12%) Android
8 3 (6.12%) SUSE
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.12%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Analytics
5 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.08%) TDD
6 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) Jython
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) XenApp
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.12%) BitLocker
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.12%) Terminal Server
6 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.12%) XenServer
7 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) WSUS
3 3 (6.12%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.04%) MOM
5 1 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) CA
5 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Apple
6 4 (8.16%) Dell
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) 3Com
7 3 (6.12%) AppSense
7 3 (6.12%) Avaya
7 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) Wyse
8 2 (4.08%) EMC
8 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.08%) Sophos
9 1 (2.04%) Retek