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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Analyst
Rank 611 609 562
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 27 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 40
Median daily rate £278 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.82% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%

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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 23 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 6 December 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 -7 23 £249 -31.37% 6
South West +13 7 £190 -39.24% 1
South East +14 6 £300 -7.69% 1
Scotland +10 4 £300 -
London -21 4 £155 -60.50% 1
Hampshire - 4 £290 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £300 -
Bournemouth - 3 £190 -
North West - 3 £150 - 2
Dorset - 3 £190 -
Kent +5 2 £325 -
Wiltshire -9 2 £190 -39.24% 1
West Midlands - 2 £306 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £325 -
Swindon - 2 £190 - 1
Bristol - 2 £325 -
Lancashire - 2 £150 -
Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £150 -
Croydon - 1 £155 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) Windows Server
3 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
4 29 (47.54%) VMware
5 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
6 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (22.95%) DNS
9 14 (22.95%) Citrix
9 14 (22.95%) SQL
10 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
11 12 (19.67%) Finance
12 11 (18.03%) DHCP
12 11 (18.03%) Unix
12 11 (18.03%) Linux
12 11 (18.03%) ITIL
12 11 (18.03%) SCCM
13 10 (16.39%) XenApp
13 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (14.75%) MS Office
14 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
15 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
15 8 (13.11%) SLA
16 7 (11.48%) VMware ESX
16 7 (11.48%) Cisco
16 7 (11.48%) SAN
16 7 (11.48%) Office 365
16 7 (11.48%) SCOM

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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.64%) Apache
7 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.64%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.64%) FileNet
7 1 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) SAN
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
5 3 (4.92%) NAS
5 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.56%) DB2
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) JMeter
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) Worklight
3 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
1 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) PDA
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) Windows Server
3 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.03%) Linux
5 11 (18.03%) Unix
6 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) Solaris
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) AIX
8 3 (4.92%) SUSE
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.28%) Android
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL
2 5 (8.20%) Change Control
2 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
2 5 (8.20%) Migration
3 4 (6.56%) Automation Testing
3 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
3 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.92%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.64%) BCP
6 1 (1.64%) Change Management
6 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.64%) ITSM
6 1 (1.64%) Service Management
6 1 (1.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) Jython
4 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
3 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) XenApp
4 7 (11.48%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.92%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.92%) Terminal Server
7 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.92%) vSphere
7 3 (4.92%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 7 (11.48%) SCOM
3 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (6.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) MOM
5 1 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) CA
5 6 (9.84%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle
6 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.56%) Dell
7 4 (6.56%) IBM
7 4 (6.56%) Symantec
8 3 (4.92%) 3Com
8 3 (4.92%) Apple
8 3 (4.92%) AppSense
8 3 (4.92%) Avaya
8 3 (4.92%) Wyse
9 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.64%) Becrypt