The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Analyst
Rank 58 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 20 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 2.58% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.85% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£120 £105 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £120 £123
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.49 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.09% -0.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.28%
Service Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
948 737 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.61% 90.54% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 373 299
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 39
Average hourly rate £15.83 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.83% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 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
Warrington -12 9 £120 -79.09%
Crewe - 6 - - 1
Chester +7 5 - - 1
Service Analyst
North West

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Service 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (66.67%) SLA
2 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (51.28%) MS Excel
3 20 (51.28%) MS Office
4 17 (43.59%) Windows
5 15 (38.46%) HP
5 15 (38.46%) Service Management
6 14 (35.90%) OpenView
7 13 (33.33%) MCP
7 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) IBM Notes
8 12 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (30.77%) Lotus
9 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
10 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
12 6 (15.38%) HTML
12 6 (15.38%) Device Driver
13 5 (12.82%) Dutch Language
13 5 (12.82%) German Language
14 4 (10.26%) Citrix
15 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
15 3 (7.69%) French Language

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Service 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) MS Excel
1 20 (51.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Broadband
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (12.82%) Dutch Language
1 5 (12.82%) German Language
2 3 (7.69%) French Language
2 3 (7.69%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Turkish Language
3 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Handset
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Service Management
3 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.56%) Coaching
4 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Information Management
4 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) MCP
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCDST
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) OpenView
2 12 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) OVSD
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) HP
3 12 (30.77%) Lotus
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) AppSense