The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 33 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.71% 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £96 £110
% change year-on-year
+30.20% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Service Desk Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 204 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.29% 92.73% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 111 81
Average daily rate £313 £313 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.25 £22.88 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Liverpool - 2 - -
Southport - - - -
Service Desk Analyst
North West

Service Desk Analyst
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft