Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Analyst was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 832 791
Rank change year-on-year +36 -41 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Server Analyst 79 64 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.061% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.064% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 68
UK median daily rate £323 £320 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -0.78% -0.77%
10th Percentile £164 £150 £198
90th Percentile £400 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £293
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +21.13% -11.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £17.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Server Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 13 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 6 months to 19 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
England +37 73 £323 -0.77% 3
UK excluding London +24 46 £323 +7.50%
London -12 33 £338 -19.04% 3
South East +7 13 £369 +11.32%
Midlands +31 8 £319 -8.93%
West Midlands +31 8 £319 -8.93%
North of England +56 7 £323 +115.00%
South West +7 7 £240 +26.32%
Yorkshire +27 6 £323 -
Scotland -6 5 £323 +7.50%
East of England -14 5 £263 +11.11%
North West +19 1 £323 +115.00%
Wales - 1 £323 -

Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 featuring Server Analyst in the job title.

1 67 (84.81%) Windows
2 61 (77.22%) Windows Server
3 39 (49.37%) Active Directory
4 38 (48.10%) Finance
5 35 (44.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (37.97%) VMware
7 28 (35.44%) Banking
8 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (32.91%) SAN
10 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
12 16 (20.25%) Citrix
13 15 (18.99%) SCCM
14 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
14 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
14 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
15 12 (15.19%) Office 365
15 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (15.19%) IIS
15 12 (15.19%) Virtual Team
16 11 (13.92%) ITIL
16 11 (13.92%) Cisco
17 10 (12.66%) Migration
18 9 (11.39%) NetApp
19 8 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
19 8 (10.13%) vSphere
19 8 (10.13%) HP
19 8 (10.13%) WAN
19 8 (10.13%) DHCP

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 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (15.19%) IIS
3 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.53%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.19%) Office 365
3 8 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.91%) SAN
2 8 (10.13%) DHCP
2 8 (10.13%) LAN
2 8 (10.13%) WAN
3 7 (8.86%) DNS
4 5 (6.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) Network Security
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (2.53%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) WLAN
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.27%) HTTP
8 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.27%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) DB2
2 2 (2.53%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Introscope
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) Maven
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 28 (35.44%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.19%) Virtual Team
3 7 (8.86%) Fat Client
3 7 (8.86%) Thin Client
4 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (84.81%) Windows
2 61 (77.22%) Windows Server
3 35 (44.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.86%) Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Unix
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Migration
3 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.86%) Task Automation
4 5 (6.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.80%) DevOps
6 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) Server Building
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.53%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) Korn
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.80%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) vSphere
3 6 (7.59%) DFS Replication
3 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.53%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) VMware
2 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.25%) Citrix
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) NetApp
6 8 (10.13%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.53%) CA
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.53%) Remedy
8 2 (2.53%) Veeam
8 2 (2.53%) Zerto
9 1 (1.27%) Apple
9 1 (1.27%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.27%) Reuters
9 1 (1.27%) Sophos