The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Service Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Analyst
Rank 88 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 53 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.80% 1.48% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.54% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 16
Median daily rate £190 £350 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £412 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £300 £218
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
2816 2984 2853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 95.83% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 1927 1857
Median daily rate £365 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 200 179
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 24 £165 -40.00% 12
Devon +7 10 £115 -
Dorset -5 8 £140 -42.85% 1
Somerset +13 5 £135 -
Wiltshire -24 4 £250 -36.30% 1
Gloucestershire -2 2 £365 +174.95% 1
Service Analyst
England

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Service 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 South West region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (46.51%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) Finance
3 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
4 23 (26.74%) ITIL
5 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.26%) MS Office
7 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
8 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 12 (13.95%) Citrix
10 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
12 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
13 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
14 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.98%) SLA
14 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
14 6 (6.98%) Retail
15 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
15 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
15 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (5.81%) Marketing
15 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
15 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
16 4 (4.65%) HP
16 4 (4.65%) MCSE
16 4 (4.65%) SQL
16 4 (4.65%) SQL Server

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Office
2 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.49%) MS Project
4 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
1 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (3.49%) VPN
2 2 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) QlikView
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.16%) Selenium
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (46.51%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.49%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.65%) Migration
7 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.49%) Document Management
8 3 (3.49%) Network Management
8 3 (3.49%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.49%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Time Management
8 3 (3.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) MCSE
3 3 (3.49%) MCDST
3 3 (3.49%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Firmware
2 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Citrix
3 4 (4.65%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) BT
5 2 (2.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.33%) Mitel
5 2 (2.33%) OpenText
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Altiris
6 1 (1.16%) AppSense
6 1 (1.16%) BMC
6 1 (1.16%) CA
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) iManage
6 1 (1.16%) Polycom
6 1 (1.16%) Teradata
6 1 (1.16%) Wyse
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