The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 47 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 4 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.75% 4.61% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 4.85% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 14
Median daily rate - £189 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £120 £128
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £13.15 £12.56
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +4.71%
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 Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
498 784 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.61% 95.15% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 433 429
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.77 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -35.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Huntingdon +1 2 - -
Cambridge +9 1 - - 3
Peterborough -12 1 - -
Service Desk Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) MS Office
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
9 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 4 (21.05%) Retail
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) Remedy
10 3 (15.79%) WorldPay
10 3 (15.79%) BYOD
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
11 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
11 2 (10.53%) Service Management
11 2 (10.53%) SLA
12 1 (5.26%) Cisco
12 1 (5.26%) Adobe
12 1 (5.26%) Sun
12 1 (5.26%) Lotus
12 1 (5.26%) EPoS
12 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
12 1 (5.26%) Symantec
12 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (5.26%) VoIP
12 1 (5.26%) VPN

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) BYOD
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 3 (15.79%) WorldPay
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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