The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 6 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Analyst
Rank 44 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 12 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.29% 4.07% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 4.35% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Average daily rate
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£113 £170 £85
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £120 £123
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £117.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -85.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.77 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +14.77%
Service Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
495 620 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 94.29% 93.37% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 352 172
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £172 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 79
Average hourly rate £36.25 £28.83 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Chelmsford -8 6 £90 - 2
Basildon -5 4 - -
Colchester +1 1 £350 +105.88%
Service Analyst
East of England

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (76.32%) Windows
3 25 (65.79%) MS Office
4 20 (52.63%) ITIL
4 20 (52.63%) Citrix
4 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 19 (50.00%) Finance
5 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
8 12 (31.58%) Document Management
8 12 (31.58%) Law
8 12 (31.58%) Blackberry
9 8 (21.05%) SLA
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
11 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (13.16%) Line Management
13 4 (10.53%) French Language
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
13 4 (10.53%) Legal
14 3 (7.89%) Service Management
14 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
16 1 (2.63%) VoIP
16 1 (2.63%) VPN
16 1 (2.63%) MCSA
16 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) MS Office
2 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
3 12 (31.58%) Document Management
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Management
4 5 (13.16%) Line Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Citrix
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Apple