The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 112 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 13 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.99% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.08% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Average daily rate
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£125 £150 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £103 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £139
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £125 £110
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.80 £13.14
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.55%
Service Desk 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
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Slough +2 5 £125 -
Reading -8 3 £110 -4.34% 3
Bracknell -15 2 - -
Service Desk Analyst
South East

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 6 (26.09%) SLA
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) ITSM
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Lync
8 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.04%) CA
9 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
9 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
9 3 (13.04%) LAN
9 3 (13.04%) SAP
9 3 (13.04%) MCSE
9 3 (13.04%) MCSA
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.04%) BT
9 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
9 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
9 3 (13.04%) MOS

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Lync
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP CCM
1 3 (13.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
General
1 3 (13.04%) French Language
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) ITSM
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) ERP
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MOS
2 3 (13.04%) MCTS
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (13.04%) Nagios
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Citrix
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) CA
3 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) McAfee
3 3 (13.04%) BT
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago