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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Analyst
Rank 531 531 489
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 45 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.075% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 27
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£355 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £397 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £37.50

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -7 45 £355 +0.70% 12
London -8 20 £415 +10.66% 7
West Midlands -3 9 £300 +41.17%
South East -29 9 £310 +21.56%
Warwickshire +1 7 - -
City of London +17 6 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £310 -
Milton Keynes -8 3 £310 -
Surrey +1 2 £350 -6.66%
Berkshire 0 2 £210 -
Bristol -7 2 £375 - 2
Yorkshire -10 2 £275 +22.22% 1
South West -19 2 £375 - 2
East of England +5 1 - - 1
Hampshire -13 1 £225 -4.25%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
North West - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 35 (48.61%) VMware
4 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (29.17%) SQL
8 19 (26.39%) SAN
9 17 (23.61%) WAN
9 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (20.83%) Finance
11 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 14 (19.44%) LAN
11 14 (19.44%) DNS
11 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
12 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (15.28%) DHCP
13 11 (15.28%) ITIL
14 10 (13.89%) Citrix
15 9 (12.50%) EMC
15 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.11%) SCCM
16 8 (11.11%) Linux
17 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
17 7 (9.72%) SCOM
17 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) Lync
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) SAN
2 17 (23.61%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) LAN
3 14 (19.44%) DNS
4 11 (15.28%) DHCP
5 6 (8.33%) VLAN
6 5 (6.94%) NAS
7 4 (5.56%) Internet
7 4 (5.56%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.56%) SNMP
7 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.56%) LDAP
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP
7 4 (5.56%) WLAN
8 3 (4.17%) Firewall
9 2 (2.78%) MPLS
10 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) DTS
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.39%) ERwin
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Law
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Electronics
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) JSP
2 1 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.39%) WCF
2 1 (1.39%) WPF
2 1 (1.39%) LINQ
2 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.17%) DTV
3 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.11%) Linux
6 6 (8.33%) UNIX
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.39%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (6.94%) Migration
3 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.94%) ETL
4 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.56%) CRM
4 4 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (4.17%) Time Management
5 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.78%) Analytics
6 2 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.78%) Change Management
6 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.78%) C#
3 2 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) VBA
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) HNC
3 1 (1.39%) HND
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.33%) XenApp
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Server
6 5 (6.94%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.56%) vSphere
8 3 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.39%) XenServer
10 1 (1.39%) UAG
10 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 7 (9.72%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) VMware
2 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) Citrix
4 9 (12.50%) EMC
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.56%) Mitel
7 4 (5.56%) SAP
8 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
8 3 (4.17%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.17%) Websense
8 3 (4.17%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.78%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.78%) Intel
10 1 (1.39%) Avaya
10 1 (1.39%) Juniper
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