The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 56 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 18 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.13% 0.80% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.88% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £105 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £103 £120
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.49 £12.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.58 £12.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+13.18% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 684 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.66% 91.08% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 323 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Service Desk Analyst
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 6 - - 2
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Service Desk Analyst
North West

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) MS Office
3 13 (40.63%) ITIL
4 10 (31.25%) SLA
5 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
5 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) MCP
6 8 (25.00%) OpenView
6 8 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (25.00%) Service Management
7 7 (21.88%) Banking
7 7 (21.88%) ServiceCenter
8 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (15.63%) Lotus
9 5 (15.63%) NHS
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) UNIX
9 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
9 5 (15.63%) Release Management
10 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 3 (9.38%) Intranet
11 3 (9.38%) Back Office
11 3 (9.38%) Retail

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Office
2 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) Broadband
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) 3G
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.63%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) OpenView
2 7 (21.88%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Lotus
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
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