The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 85 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 47 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 1.35% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.45% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
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£118 £110 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £96 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £144 £162
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £90 £110
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.45 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +4.16%
Service Desk Analyst
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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
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst across the North West region.

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst across the North West region.

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
Manchester +9 27 £158 +43.18% 2
Cheshire +7 18 £110 - 4
Merseyside -10 2 - - 3
Service Desk Analyst
England

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 62 (59.05%) Windows
2 60 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 59 (56.19%) ITIL
4 57 (54.29%) MS Office
5 41 (39.05%) MS Excel
6 40 (38.10%) SLA
7 39 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 35 (33.33%) Service Management
9 25 (23.81%) HP
9 25 (23.81%) Windows XP
10 24 (22.86%) IBM Notes
10 24 (22.86%) Lotus
10 24 (22.86%) Windows 7
11 22 (20.95%) MCP
12 21 (20.00%) OpenView
12 21 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (19.05%) Incident Management
14 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
15 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
16 12 (11.43%) Finance
17 10 (9.52%) Windows NT
17 10 (9.52%) Citrix
18 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
19 8 (7.62%) CICS
20 7 (6.67%) Legal
20 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
20 7 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
21 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (22.86%) IBM Notes
2 8 (7.62%) CICS
3 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) Lync
4 1 (0.95%) WorkSite
Applications
1 57 (54.29%) MS Office
2 41 (39.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.86%) VoIP
2 3 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) Wireless
3 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 2 (1.90%) VPN
3 2 (1.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) SMS
4 1 (0.95%) SAN
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) Intranet
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Legal
4 5 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.90%) French Language
5 2 (1.90%) German Language
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) NHS
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) iPad
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) Windows XP
3 24 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 10 (9.52%) Windows NT
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) ITIL
2 35 (33.33%) Service Management
3 20 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 2 (1.90%) Time Management
5 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (1.90%) Coaching
5 2 (1.90%) ITSM
6 1 (0.95%) Migration
6 1 (0.95%) Document Management
6 1 (0.95%) Logistics
6 1 (0.95%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (0.95%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (0.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (0.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (0.95%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) SQL
2 2 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) MCP
2 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.90%) MCITP
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) OpenView
1 21 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.81%) HP
3 24 (22.86%) Lotus
4 10 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Sun
6 1 (0.95%) VMware
6 1 (0.95%) McAfee
6 1 (0.95%) Meru Networks
6 1 (0.95%) LANDesk
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