The median contractor rate for a Server Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 605 565
Rank change year-on-year +14 -40  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 24 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.074% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.078% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 54
Median daily rate £325 £328 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +42.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £245
% change year-on-year - +32.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.86% -14.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -14.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Server Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Server Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Analyst in the UK

Server Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Analyst in the UK

Server Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Analyst in the UK

Server Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Analyst in the UK

Server Analyst
Top 20 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 22 June 2017. 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 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 +33 22 £325 -1.14% 11
London +11 10 £345 -12.38% 6
South East +12 5 £356 +8.77% 1
West Midlands +28 3 £325 +170.83% 1
Scotland +34 2 £350 +37.25% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 - -
Edinburgh +15 2 £350 - 1
Sheffield - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £238 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Hampshire +7 1 £338 +8.87%
Surrey +4 1 - -
City of London +3 1 £175 -53.33% 2
Kent 0 1 £375 +14.50%
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Basingstoke - 1 £338 -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring Server Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
4 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
5 11 (28.95%) VMware
6 9 (23.68%) Banking
6 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) Citrix
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
10 5 (13.16%) SCCM
10 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.16%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) Unix
10 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.16%) Firewall
11 4 (10.53%) Change Management
11 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (10.53%) SAN
11 4 (10.53%) Internet
11 4 (10.53%) Office 365
11 4 (10.53%) Data Centre

Server Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) Skype
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) WLAN
7 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.63%) SSL
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.63%) Introscope
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Unix
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.63%) AIX
10 1 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) Solaris
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Security
5 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.26%) Server Building
5 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) SIEM
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.26%) MCP
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CISA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) AppManager
3 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) McAfee
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
5 2 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Intel
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.63%) Nimsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
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