The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Analyst
Rank 74 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.90% 0.089% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.094% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£230 £111 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.74% -47.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £111 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £115 £115
% change year-on-year
+25.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.62 £13.39 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.85%
Service Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1142 1064 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.53% 94.33% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 478 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (12.50%) MCDST
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) CCNA
7 2 (12.50%) DNS

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
1 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCDST
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple