The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Service Desk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank - 40 47
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.38% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £71 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Service Desk Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 363 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.22% 94.78% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 250 318
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the Bedfordshire region.

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the Bedfordshire region.

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Service Desk 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Domino
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Lotus
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) IBM Domino
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Lotus
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec