The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 25 July 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 Ipswich 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.71% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £113 £110
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 64 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.57% 95.52% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 41 100
Average daily rate £403 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 30
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Service Desk Analyst
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco