The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 61 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 6 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% 1.67% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.76% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £123 £130 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -48.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £128 £125
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% +1.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
616 681 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.22% 94.98% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 354 419
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) MS Office
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) OVSD
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (12.50%) Line Management
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) ATM
9 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) ATM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £18 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago