The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Analyst
Rank 64 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 3 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 1.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £118 £130
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 891 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.10% 91.57% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 387 383
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Service Analyst
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Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Service 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) HNC
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Service 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) HNC
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus