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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Analyst
Rank 577 551 529
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 36 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.085% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 24
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£320 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -28.88%

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -28 35 £320 -1.53% 1
London -5 15 £350 -9.67%
South East -18 11 £273 +0.92% 1
City of London 0 6 £363 -3.33%
West Sussex - 5 £400 - 1
Gatwick - 4 - -
Basingstoke +2 2 £250 -25.37%
Hampshire 0 2 £250 -23.07%
West Midlands -1 2 £243 +4.86%
Oxfordshire -18 2 - -
North West -21 2 £438 +9.37%
Coventry - 2 £243 -
Milton Keynes +7 1 £320 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £320 -
Bristol -2 1 £251 -37.37%
South Yorkshire -8 1 £325 +30.00%
Surrey -8 1 £273 -7.62%
Manchester -13 1 - -
South West -14 1 £251 -37.37%
Yorkshire -21 1 £325 +30.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £295 -
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £295 -
Wales - 1 £275 -
Midlands - 1 £295 -
North East - 1 £295 -
East of England - 1 £300 -

Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (41.33%) VMware
4 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
5 24 (32.00%) SQL
6 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 20 (26.67%) Finance
6 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
9 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (17.33%) Migration
10 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (14.67%) DNS
11 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (13.33%) SAN
13 9 (12.00%) Citrix
13 9 (12.00%) DHCP
13 9 (12.00%) SCCM
14 8 (10.67%) WAN
14 8 (10.67%) ETL
14 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (10.67%) ITIL
15 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
15 6 (8.00%) VLAN
15 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.00%) XenApp
15 6 (8.00%) PowerShell

Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.33%) Lync
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) SAN
3 9 (12.00%) DHCP
4 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 6 (8.00%) VLAN
6 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) Firewall
8 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.33%) VoIP
8 1 (1.33%) WLAN
8 1 (1.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.33%) DTS
7 3 (4.00%) MS Access
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) QlikView
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.33%) ERwin
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Electronics
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Legal
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) JSP
3 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) NHS
2 3 (4.00%) DTV
2 3 (4.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.00%) Clustering
2 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) Tandem
4 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 3 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Migration
2 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.67%) ITIL
3 8 (10.67%) ETL
4 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.33%) Analytics
5 4 (5.33%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.00%) Server Building
6 3 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Web Development
7 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.67%) System Testing
7 2 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.33%) VBA
4 3 (4.00%) C#
4 3 (4.00%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) R
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) HNC
1 1 (1.33%) HND
1 1 (1.33%) MCSE
1 1 (1.33%) MCSA
1 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.33%) MCITP
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.00%) XenApp
4 5 (6.67%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.67%) UAG
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) GPFS
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) VMware
2 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.00%) Citrix
4 4 (5.33%) Symantec
4 4 (5.33%) EMC
5 3 (4.00%) Tableau
5 3 (4.00%) NetApp
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) Juniper
6 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Mitel
7 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.33%) Qualys