The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 24 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 Manchester 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Analyst
Rank 64 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 18 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.90% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.96% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Average daily rate
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£128 £120 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £132
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £118 £130
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 1044 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.34% 93.63% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 525 611
Average daily rate £330 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 103
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Service Analyst
North West

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bury - - - -
Service Analyst
North West

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) ITIL
3 21 (53.85%) MS Office
3 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
6 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.51%) SLA
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.38%) Service Management
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
10 5 (12.82%) CICS
10 5 (12.82%) VPN
10 5 (12.82%) Windows NT
10 5 (12.82%) MCP
11 4 (10.26%) MCSE
11 4 (10.26%) MCSA
11 4 (10.26%) Smartphone
11 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (10.26%) iPad
11 4 (10.26%) MCTS
11 4 (10.26%) Wireless
12 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
13 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
13 2 (5.13%) Lotus
13 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (12.82%) CICS
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Office
2 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 4 (10.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Smartphone
1 4 (10.26%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.82%) Windows NT
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.56%) Use Case
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) MCSA
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) NDS
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Lotus
3 2 (5.13%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp