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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 53 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 1.66% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.79% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£110 £100 £78
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £125 £112
% change year-on-year
- +11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.70 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
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
855 725 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.93% 92.47% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 401 281
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 39
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £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 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 6 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 11 £110 +10.00%
Chester - 5 - - 1
Crewe - 3 - -
Service Desk Analyst
North West

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 24 (60.00%) SLA
2 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 17 (42.50%) MS Office
6 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
8 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (27.50%) HP
9 11 (27.50%) Service Management
9 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
10 10 (25.00%) OpenView
10 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 9 (22.50%) DHCP
11 9 (22.50%) DNS
11 9 (22.50%) MCP
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) German Language
12 7 (17.50%) IBM Notes
12 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.50%) Lotus
12 7 (17.50%) Internet
12 7 (17.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.00%) HTML
13 6 (15.00%) Device Driver
14 5 (12.50%) Russian Language
14 5 (12.50%) French Language
15 4 (10.00%) Dutch Language
15 4 (10.00%) Blackberry

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (17.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) MS Office
2 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DHCP
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Broadband
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
General
1 7 (17.50%) German Language
2 5 (12.50%) Russian Language
2 5 (12.50%) French Language
3 4 (10.00%) Dutch Language
4 3 (7.50%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.50%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (5.00%) Turkish Language
6 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.50%) Finance
6 1 (2.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.50%) iPhone
3 3 (7.50%) iPad
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 11 (27.50%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) MCP
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) XenApp
2 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) OpenView
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) Lotus
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) AppSense
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
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