The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northampton 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 31 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 10 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.89% 2.08% 9.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.19% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £110 - £114
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £125
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 21
Median hourly rate £11.88 £10.20 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.04 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.45
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
322 183 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 93.06% 95.31% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 118 157
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 24
Median hourly rate £12.25 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.11% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Northampton region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) Windows XP
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
2 11 (64.71%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
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