The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 66 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 15 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.23% 1.07% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.16% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£154 - £105
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 - £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £167 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £108 £110
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £16.14 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.12% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -3.70%
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
1133 1037 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.87% 92.84% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 524 475
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 78
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -8 6 £170 - 3
High Wycombe - 6 - -
Iver - - - - 1
Service Desk Analyst
South East

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) ITIL
3 17 (45.95%) Windows XP
4 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
7 7 (18.92%) MS Office
7 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
7 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
8 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
10 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
11 3 (8.11%) Marketing
11 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
11 3 (8.11%) OVSD
11 3 (8.11%) PDA
12 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
12 2 (5.41%) Advertising

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Broadband
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) 3G
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) PDA
4 2 (5.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows XP
3 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) OVSD
2 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) CA
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago