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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 64 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 19 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.73% 1.62% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.70% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £125 £110 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £107 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £128 £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £125
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +40.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.11 £13.33 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +6.64%

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
1046 1353 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.44% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 915 736
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.38 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017, 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 27 (60.00%) ITIL
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (57.78%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) Windows 7
4 17 (37.78%) MS Office
4 17 (37.78%) Blackberry
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 17 (37.78%) Legal
5 16 (35.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (35.56%) Windows XP
5 16 (35.56%) iPhone
5 16 (35.56%) iPad
5 16 (35.56%) ITSM
5 16 (35.56%) Problem Management
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.22%) SLA
8 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.67%) Retail
12 2 (4.44%) Workflow Analysis
12 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.44%) Mitel
12 2 (4.44%) Workflow
12 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
12 2 (4.44%) Use Case
12 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.44%) Skype
12 2 (4.44%) SDLC

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 16 (35.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
1 17 (37.78%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Blackberry
2 16 (35.56%) iPad
2 16 (35.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows 7
3 16 (35.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) ITIL
2 16 (35.56%) ITSM
2 16 (35.56%) Problem Management
3 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) SDLC
4 2 (4.44%) Use Case
4 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.44%) Workflow
4 2 (4.44%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Coaching
5 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Ticket Management
5 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
2 2 (4.44%) Mitel
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow