The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Service Desk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 82 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 11 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 2.00% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 2.09% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £236 £120 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £112 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £120 £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £121 £115
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.58
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.96%
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
1033 958 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.65% 95.90% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 578 380
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 54
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% -52.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -17 5 £118 -2.08%
Chester +2 3 - - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £355 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Service Desk Analyst
North West

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Service Desk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) MS Office
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (40.00%) German Language
6 7 (35.00%) Dutch Language
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (30.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) MCP
8 5 (25.00%) Service Management
8 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (20.00%) French Language
9 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
9 4 (20.00%) Russian Language
10 3 (15.00%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.00%) SCCM
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.00%) Coaching
10 3 (15.00%) PMI
10 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
10 3 (15.00%) OpenView
10 3 (15.00%) HP
11 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
11 2 (10.00%) SAP

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 8 (40.00%) German Language
2 7 (35.00%) Dutch Language
3 4 (20.00%) French Language
3 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 4 (20.00%) Russian Language
4 3 (15.00%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.00%) Turkish Language
6 1 (5.00%) Finance
6 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Ariba
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago