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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Analyst
Rank 50 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 21 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.27% 1.66% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.80% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£110 £100 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £120
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.70 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
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
855 724 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.33% 92.46% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 398 280
Average daily rate £400 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 37
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 +4 10 £110 +10.00%
Chester - 6 - - 1
Crewe - 4 - -
Service Analyst
North West

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (57.14%) SLA
2 21 (50.00%) ITIL
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 19 (45.24%) Windows
5 18 (42.86%) MS Office
6 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
7 15 (35.71%) Incident Management
8 12 (28.57%) Service Management
9 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) HP
9 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
10 10 (23.81%) OpenView
10 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
11 9 (21.43%) DHCP
11 9 (21.43%) DNS
11 9 (21.43%) MCP
11 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) German Language
13 7 (16.67%) Internet
13 7 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (16.67%) Lotus
13 7 (16.67%) IBM Notes
13 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 6 (14.29%) Device Driver
14 6 (14.29%) HTML
15 5 (11.90%) Russian Language
15 5 (11.90%) Dutch Language
15 5 (11.90%) French Language
16 4 (9.52%) Citrix

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
2 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DHCP
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
General
1 8 (19.05%) German Language
2 5 (11.90%) Russian Language
2 5 (11.90%) Dutch Language
2 5 (11.90%) French Language
3 3 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 3 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Turkish Language
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.14%) iPhone
3 3 (7.14%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 12 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (2.38%) SDLC
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) MCP
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (57.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
2 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) OpenView
2 7 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) HP
3 7 (16.67%) Lotus
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
5 1 (2.38%) AppSense
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco