The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 60 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 16 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.80% 1.04% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.08% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £135 £144 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £140 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £145 £203
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £18.07 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.13 £13.50 £12.80
% change year-on-year
-10.18% +5.46%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
835 1296 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.82% 95.86% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 696 650
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +19 15 £135 -6.25% 2
Service Desk Analyst
South East

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (64.29%) MS Office
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
5 9 (32.14%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (17.86%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
9 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Fault Management
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
10 3 (10.71%) Line Management
10 3 (10.71%) Service Management
10 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.71%) ATM
10 3 (10.71%) VPN
10 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
11 2 (7.14%) Blackberry

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Office
2 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) ATM
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.57%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.71%) Fault Management
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Logistics
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) SFIA
6 1 (3.57%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
3 1 (3.57%) VMware