The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Services Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Services Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Service Analyst
Rank 591 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Analyst 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£121 £400 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.68% +267.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £400 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £400 £112
UK excluding London average daily rate £93 - £113
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Technical Services Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Services Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Services Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK.

Technical Services Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK.

Technical Services Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Technical Services Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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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
England -55 7 £150 -62.50% 2
London +7 4 £150 -62.50% 2
South East - 3 - -
City of London +25 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Technical Services Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Services 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 Technical Services Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) MS Office
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (30.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) MCP
10 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) Lotus
10 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.00%) Law
10 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
11 1 (5.00%) Couchbase

Technical Services Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Services 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 Technical Services Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) logstash
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.00%) Novell
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco