The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 89 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 13 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.80% 1.54% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.64% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
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£116 £125 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £125 £113
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £10.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +29.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.55 £7.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.95 £15.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.10 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Service Desk Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1503 973 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.15% 93.65% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 667 463
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £189 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 35
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -54.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.78 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) SLA
5 9 (33.33%) MS Office
5 9 (33.33%) Legal
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) Law
7 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) NHS
8 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
9 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (7.41%) UNIX
9 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.70%) SMTP
10 1 (3.70%) DNS
10 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.70%) AIX
10 1 (3.70%) Solaris
10 1 (3.70%) Linux
10 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (3.70%) CSS
10 1 (3.70%) HTML

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMTP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (33.33%) Legal
2 8 (29.63%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MOS
2 1 (3.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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