The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 62 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£115 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £105 £110
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+0.48% -9.09%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
788 930 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.68% 91.45% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 449 378
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 28
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) CCA
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) COBIT
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
1 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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