Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Analyst was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Server Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 820 778
Rank change year-on-year +46 -42 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 75 56 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.058% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.061% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 65
England median daily rate £323 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% - -
10th Percentile £163 £150 £198
90th Percentile £400 £438 £425
UK median daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -0.77% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -6.52% +15.00%
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -2.33% +21.13% -11.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Server Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Server Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Server Analyst in England

Server Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Server Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Analyst in England

Server Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Analyst in England

Server Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Analyst in England

Server Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 34 £350 -16.17% 2
South East +6 13 £369 +11.32%
West Midlands +27 8 £319 -8.93%
Midlands +23 8 £319 -8.93%
North of England +58 7 £323 +38.71% 2
South West +11 7 £240 +26.32%
Yorkshire +20 6 £323 -
East of England -15 6 £285 +20.63%
North West +17 1 £323 +115.00% 2
Server Analyst
UK

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Server Analyst in the job title.

1 65 (86.67%) Windows
2 60 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
4 34 (45.33%) Finance
5 32 (42.67%) VMware
6 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (38.67%) Banking
8 24 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (32.00%) SAN
9 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
10 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (21.33%) Citrix
11 16 (21.33%) SCCM
12 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
13 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
14 12 (16.00%) Office 365
14 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (14.67%) ITIL
15 11 (14.67%) Cisco
16 10 (13.33%) NetApp
16 10 (13.33%) Migration
17 9 (12.00%) IIS
17 9 (12.00%) DHCP
17 9 (12.00%) Virtual Team
18 8 (10.67%) WAN
18 8 (10.67%) LAN
18 8 (10.67%) HP
18 8 (10.67%) DNS

Server Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.00%) IIS
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.67%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.00%) Office 365
3 8 (10.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) SAN
2 9 (12.00%) DHCP
3 8 (10.67%) DNS
3 8 (10.67%) LAN
3 8 (10.67%) WAN
4 6 (8.00%) Firewall
5 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) Network Security
6 4 (5.33%) Wireless
6 4 (5.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (2.67%) Internet
7 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.67%) WLAN
8 1 (1.33%) BGP
8 1 (1.33%) OSPF
8 1 (1.33%) SNMP
8 1 (1.33%) SSL
8 1 (1.33%) VRRP
8 1 (1.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) Introscope
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Maven
1 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 29 (38.67%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Virtual Team
3 7 (9.33%) Fat Client
3 7 (9.33%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.67%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.67%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (86.67%) Windows
2 60 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.00%) Linux
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.67%) Unix
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.33%) Task Automation
4 5 (6.67%) Change Management
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.00%) DevOps
6 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.00%) Server Building
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.67%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) Korn
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.67%) PMO
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) vSphere
3 7 (9.33%) DFS Replication
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) NFS
6 1 (1.33%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) Ansible
5 1 (1.33%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) VMware
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.33%) Citrix
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco
5 10 (13.33%) NetApp
6 8 (10.67%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.67%) CA
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) Remedy
8 2 (2.67%) Veeam
8 2 (2.67%) Zerto
9 1 (1.33%) Apple
9 1 (1.33%) Avaya
9 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.33%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.33%) McAfee
9 1 (1.33%) Reuters
9 1 (1.33%) Sophos