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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Analyst
Rank 542 520 482
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 41 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 33
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£375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £285
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.23 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -46.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £15.45 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £25.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.23 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -46.58%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -9 41 £375 - 11
London -5 15 £425 +13.33% 3
West Midlands +9 11 £300 -2.04% 1
Warwickshire +5 9 - - 1
South East -3 8 £280 +24.44%
City of London +10 2 £458 +22.00% 1
Berkshire +3 2 £210 -
South West -16 2 £375 - 2
Hampshire -20 2 £253 +7.44%
Surrey - 2 £350 -
East of England 0 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire -6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 1
East Sussex -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Milton Keynes -12 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £280 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £230 -
East Midlands - 1 £230 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -

Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (74.67%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) VMware
3 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (32.00%) SAN
8 19 (25.33%) WAN
8 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
9 18 (24.00%) Linux
10 17 (22.67%) SQL
10 17 (22.67%) Finance
11 16 (21.33%) LAN
11 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (20.00%) Citrix
13 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
14 12 (16.00%) EMC
14 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
14 12 (16.00%) DNS
15 11 (14.67%) UNIX
16 10 (13.33%) ITIL
16 10 (13.33%) DHCP
16 10 (13.33%) SCCM
16 10 (13.33%) XenApp
17 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 8 (10.67%) Cisco
18 8 (10.67%) SCOM
18 8 (10.67%) Banking
19 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) Lync
5 3 (4.00%) Apache
5 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) SAN
2 19 (25.33%) WAN
3 16 (21.33%) LAN
4 12 (16.00%) DNS
5 10 (13.33%) DHCP
6 6 (8.00%) VLAN
7 5 (6.67%) NAS
8 4 (5.33%) LDAP
8 4 (5.33%) Internet
8 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.33%) SNMP
8 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.33%) VoIP
8 4 (5.33%) WLAN
9 3 (4.00%) Firewall
10 2 (2.67%) MPLS
11 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Law
4 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Electronics
6 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Automotive
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) WCF
3 1 (1.33%) WPF
3 1 (1.33%) LINQ
3 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) PKI
3 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.00%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.00%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) DTV
5 1 (1.33%) Life Science
5 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (74.67%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (24.00%) Linux
5 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.67%) UNIX
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.67%) AIX
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) ITIL
2 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.33%) Migration
3 4 (5.33%) CRM
3 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.67%) Change Management
5 2 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.67%) Time Management
5 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.33%) R
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) VC++
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) MCITP
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.33%) CCNA
2 1 (1.33%) MCSE
2 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.33%) XenApp
5 7 (9.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.67%) VMware Server
7 5 (6.67%) DFS Replication
8 4 (5.33%) vSphere
9 3 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.33%) UAG
10 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) SCCM
2 8 (10.67%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.33%) WMI
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) VMware
2 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.00%) Citrix
4 12 (16.00%) EMC
5 8 (10.67%) Cisco
6 7 (9.33%) HP
7 6 (8.00%) Hitachi
7 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle
9 4 (5.33%) Mitel
9 4 (5.33%) NetApp
10 3 (4.00%) Google
10 3 (4.00%) hybris
10 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.00%) MobileIron
10 3 (4.00%) SAP
10 3 (4.00%) Websense
11 2 (2.67%) Intel
11 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
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