The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Analyst
Rank 107 106 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 16 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.65% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.72% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£118 £175 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £123 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £303 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £138 £110 £138
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.70 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Service Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2352 2354 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.60% 90.36% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1194 834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 102 113
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Reading +10 9 £110 - 3
Slough - 2 - -
Newbury - 1 £125 -
Service Analyst
South East

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Service 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 Service Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) ITIL
3 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (27.50%) MS Office
5 8 (20.00%) Service Management
5 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (17.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) LANDesk
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.00%) MCP
8 5 (12.50%) MS Project
8 5 (12.50%) MCSE
8 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 5 (12.50%) SLA
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (7.50%) ITSM
10 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.50%) Time Management
11 2 (5.00%) Automotive
11 2 (5.00%) Microsoft

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Service 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 Service Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) ADSL
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Service Management
2 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) ITSM
3 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) BCP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) MCP
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) LANDesk
2 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco