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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 56 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.48% 1.12% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.17% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £200 £144 £137
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £125 £120
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £14.00 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Service Desk Analyst
Buckinghamshire

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
649 766 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.01% 95.63% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 398 518
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 49
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) SLA
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 6 (27.27%) ATM
6 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
6 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (13.64%) Line Management
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.09%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) ATM
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
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