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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Analyst
Rank 615 558 537
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 35 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 38
Median daily rate £326 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.11% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £149 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Median hourly rate £19.75 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £23.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.13% +7.50%

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 30 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 26 July 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 -66 31 £328 +27.06% 10
London -28 12 £400 +72.97% 6
South East +4 9 £328 +0.76% 2
East of England +13 4 £260 +30.00%
Hampshire +4 3 £310 +12.72%
North West +2 2 £120 - 2
Scotland -3 2 £255 -27.14%
Manchester -4 2 £120 - 2
Surrey -7 2 £350 +20.68%
North East -35 2 £338 +14.40%
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 2 £338 +14.40%
Tyne and Wear -45 2 £338 +14.40%
Kent - 2 £364 -
City of London +39 1 - -
Hertfordshire +15 1 £213 -29.16%
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +4 1 £275 +19.56%
Basingstoke +1 1 £338 +3.84%
Peterborough 0 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 £275 +19.56%
Bracknell -10 1 - -
Coventry -15 1 £120 -50.51%
West Midlands -33 1 £120 -52.00%
Essex - 1 £260 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £328 -
Basildon - 1 £260 -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 55 (71.43%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
4 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
5 28 (36.36%) VMware
6 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (31.17%) Finance
8 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (24.68%) ITIL
9 19 (24.68%) SQL
10 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
11 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (16.88%) SCOM
13 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (14.29%) DHCP
15 10 (12.99%) HP
15 10 (12.99%) Citrix
15 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
15 10 (12.99%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.69%) DNS
16 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.39%) SAN
17 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
17 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
17 8 (10.39%) QA
17 8 (10.39%) SCOrch
18 7 (9.09%) Unix
18 7 (9.09%) NetApp

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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) DHCP
2 9 (11.69%) DNS
3 8 (10.39%) SAN
4 6 (7.79%) Internet
5 5 (6.49%) LAN
5 5 (6.49%) WAN
6 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) Firewall
8 2 (2.60%) DSL
8 2 (2.60%) VPN
9 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) MS Access
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) QlikView
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.30%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Selenium
2 3 (3.90%) JMeter
3 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) International Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) Node.js
3 2 (2.60%) PostGIS
3 2 (2.60%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) XSLT
4 1 (1.30%) Ajax
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) WCF
4 1 (1.30%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Derivative
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Wiki
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (71.43%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.09%) Unix
8 6 (7.79%) Linux
9 3 (3.90%) VMS
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.79%) Manual Testing
5 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Automation Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.90%) Change Control
7 3 (3.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.90%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Regression Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Server Building
7 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.60%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (2.60%) ETL
8 2 (2.60%) Load Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.79%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) MCSE
3 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.19%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.19%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) XenApp
6 2 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.60%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.60%) Firmware
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) SCOM
2 8 (10.39%) SCOrch
3 6 (7.79%) SCCM
4 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.30%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.30%) MOM
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.36%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
3 10 (12.99%) HP
4 7 (9.09%) NetApp
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) Sybase
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.60%) CA
8 2 (2.60%) Google
8 2 (2.60%) Informatica
8 2 (2.60%) IronPort
8 2 (2.60%) Siebel
8 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.60%) Veeam
9 1 (1.30%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.30%) Splunk