The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff 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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.97% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £100 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £125 £120
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Service Desk Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
293 274 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.07% 97.16% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 217 259
Median daily rate £363 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cardiff region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows 7
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) ITSM
3 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 11 (61.11%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
6 8 (44.44%) Statistics
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.11%) Apple
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (5.56%) Service Management

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Windows 7
2 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITSM
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Apple