The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Analyst
Rank 103 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 41 65 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 2.03% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.12% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 18
Average daily rate £350 £363 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £121 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £140
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +60.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 5
Average hourly rate £20.63 £11.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -0.44%
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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2867 3062 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.34% 95.84% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1957 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 176 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorset +8 13 £250 -31.03% 1
Bristol -9 10 £350 +7.69% 2
Gloucestershire 0 9 £375 -6.25%
Wiltshire -9 8 £325 -11.86% 4
Service Analyst
England

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.70%) Windows
3 30 (29.70%) Finance
4 23 (22.77%) MS Excel
5 19 (18.81%) MS Office
6 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.87%) ITIL
8 11 (10.89%) VPN
9 10 (9.90%) DNS
9 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.90%) Firewall
9 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (8.91%) Wireless
10 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.91%) Data Analysis
10 9 (8.91%) Cisco
11 8 (7.92%) Windows XP
11 8 (7.92%) SQL
12 7 (6.93%) Ethernet
12 7 (6.93%) Retail
13 6 (5.94%) iPhone
13 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
13 6 (5.94%) iPad
13 6 (5.94%) Change Management
13 6 (5.94%) Migration
13 6 (5.94%) Data Management
13 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
13 6 (5.94%) Apple
13 6 (5.94%) NHS

Service Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) Lync
5 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (18.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) VPN
2 10 (9.90%) DNS
2 10 (9.90%) Firewall
3 9 (8.91%) Wireless
4 7 (6.93%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.98%) DHCP
6 2 (1.98%) Internet
6 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.99%) FTP
7 1 (0.99%) LAN
7 1 (0.99%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) German Language
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) iPad
2 6 (5.94%) iPhone
2 6 (5.94%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.98%) PDA
4 2 (1.98%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) Contactless
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) EPoS
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.99%) Unix
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) ITIL
2 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
3 9 (8.91%) Data Analysis
4 6 (5.94%) Change Management
4 6 (5.94%) Data Management
4 6 (5.94%) Migration
5 5 (4.95%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (3.96%) Data Modelling
6 4 (3.96%) Service Management
6 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (3.96%) Wealth Management
7 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.97%) Data Mapping
7 3 (2.97%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.97%) ETL
7 3 (2.97%) ITSM
7 3 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) SQL
2 1 (0.99%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (0.99%) C
2 1 (0.99%) VB
2 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) HND
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.99%) XenApp
3 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) SCOM
1 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Cisco
3 6 (5.94%) Apple
4 3 (2.97%) Citrix
4 3 (2.97%) HP
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) Teradata
4 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) Google
5 2 (1.98%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.98%) Symantec
6 1 (0.99%) Bomgar
6 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.99%) Draytek
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Polycom
6 1 (0.99%) Remedy
6 1 (0.99%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.99%) Veeam
6 1 (0.99%) WatchGuard