The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds 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 85 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 22 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.44% 1.13% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £110 £125 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £125 £73
10% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £125 £121
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £121 £115
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.58
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.96%
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
1467 1254 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.76% 94.36% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 838 734
Median daily rate £408 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 35
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
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 Leeds

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) ITIL
5 11 (26.83%) MS Office
6 10 (24.39%) SLA
7 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
7 9 (21.95%) ITSM
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
9 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 6 (14.63%) Service Management
10 6 (14.63%) VMware
10 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
10 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (12.20%) Legal
11 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
11 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
11 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (9.76%) iPad
12 4 (9.76%) DameWare
12 4 (9.76%) Retail
12 4 (9.76%) Android
12 4 (9.76%) iPhone
12 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
12 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
13 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) iPad
2 4 (9.76%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) Android
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) ITSM
3 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
4 6 (14.63%) Service Management
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 1 (2.44%) Coaching
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.44%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Network Management
7 1 (2.44%) Ticket Management
7 1 (2.44%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) MCSA
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) MCP
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) DameWare
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) VMware