The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Service Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Analyst
Rank 112 105 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 46 54 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.30% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.39% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 47
Median daily rate £125 £145 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £450 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £245 £160
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.67 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +27.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.20 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.20 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.00%
Service Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3076 3891 3053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.99% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2336 1797
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 189 174
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Service Analyst in the job title.

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 25 £123 -51.00% 5
Cheshire +4 11 £120 -14.28%
Lancashire -3 6 £250 +117.39%
Cumbria +13 2 - -
Merseyside -4 1 £275 -
Service Analyst
England

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Service 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 North West region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.41%) ITIL
4 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
5 19 (21.59%) MS Office
6 16 (18.18%) Service Management
7 15 (17.05%) Finance
7 15 (17.05%) Incident Management
8 12 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 11 (12.50%) Change Management
10 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
10 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
10 10 (11.36%) German Language
11 9 (10.23%) Dutch Language
11 9 (10.23%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (9.09%) Citrix
12 8 (9.09%) Lotus
12 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
12 8 (9.09%) MCP
12 8 (9.09%) IBM Notes
12 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
12 8 (9.09%) French Language
13 7 (7.95%) Italian Language
13 7 (7.95%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (7.95%) Russian Language
13 7 (7.95%) Spanish Language
13 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
13 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (6.82%) Computer Science

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) MS Office
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Firewall
1 2 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) MS Access
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) German Language
3 9 (10.23%) Dutch Language
4 8 (9.09%) French Language
5 7 (7.95%) Italian Language
5 7 (7.95%) Portuguese Language
5 7 (7.95%) Russian Language
5 7 (7.95%) Spanish Language
6 4 (4.55%) Banking
7 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.27%) Law
8 2 (2.27%) Legal
8 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.68%) NHS
4 4 (4.55%) iPhone
5 2 (2.27%) Life Science
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
3 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) ITIL
2 16 (18.18%) Service Management
3 15 (17.05%) Incident Management
4 12 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 11 (12.50%) Change Management
6 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.23%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (6.82%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.68%) ITSM
9 5 (5.68%) User Stories
10 4 (4.55%) Migration
10 4 (4.55%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.41%) Change Control
11 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.41%) Email Management
11 3 (3.41%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) MCP
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.41%) ISEB
6 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) SCSM
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) Citrix
2 8 (9.09%) Lotus
3 4 (4.55%) HP
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Apple
4 3 (3.41%) BMC
4 3 (3.41%) Remedy
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) Polycom
5 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) Intel
6 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas