The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 46 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 18 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.44% 1.79% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.94% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£110 - £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £90 £110
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.45 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +4.16%
Service Desk 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
681 826 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.28% 92.29% 91.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 419 362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 48
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £44.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -1 15 £110 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Service Desk Analyst
North West

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (65.91%) ITIL
1 29 (65.91%) SLA
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
3 25 (56.82%) MS Office
4 24 (54.55%) Service Management
5 22 (50.00%) HP
6 21 (47.73%) Lotus
6 21 (47.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 21 (47.73%) IBM Notes
6 21 (47.73%) OpenView
6 21 (47.73%) MCP
7 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
11 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
13 4 (9.09%) Finance
13 4 (9.09%) Banking
14 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
14 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
15 2 (4.55%) Coaching
15 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
15 2 (4.55%) Retail
15 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
15 2 (4.55%) Dutch Language

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (47.73%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (56.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.55%) French Language
3 2 (4.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) ITIL
2 24 (54.55%) Service Management
3 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Coaching
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) MCP
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (65.91%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (47.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 21 (47.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) HP
3 21 (47.73%) Lotus
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
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