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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Analyst
Rank 52 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 18 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.19% 0.85% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.93% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£103 £78 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.41% -23.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £78 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £78 £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £149 £113 £115
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £13.39 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.16% -0.85%
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
760 754 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.46% 91.39% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 353 470
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.45 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.93 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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
Warrington -2 10 £100 -
Chester +7 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £105 -
Knutsford - 1 £105 -
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Service Analyst
North West

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 13 (37.14%) SLA
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
6 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 8 (22.86%) OpenView
6 8 (22.86%) HP
6 8 (22.86%) MCP
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
7 7 (20.00%) Lotus
7 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (17.14%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
11 2 (5.71%) Citrix
11 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.86%) Lync
12 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (2.86%) Office 365
12 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.86%) Fat Client

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) OpenView
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) Lotus
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) LANDesk