The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Services Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Service Analyst
Rank 637 645 615
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Analyst 16 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.023% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Median daily rate £500 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £255 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £255 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 - £203
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.24 £20.00 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -85.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £20.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -85.18%

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Services Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Services Analyst in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Technical Services Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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
England +6 15 £500 +96.07% 1
London -3 8 £513 +100.98% 1
North West +16 3 - -
Salford - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
East of England +18 2 £90 -
Yorkshire -1 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hull - 2 - -
Scotland +15 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £90 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Technical Services Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Technical Services 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 featuring Technical Services Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (36.59%) Finance
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) Mainframe
3 9 (21.95%) Retail
4 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
4 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
4 8 (19.51%) MS Office
5 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Service Management
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco
7 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.20%) Service Design
8 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (9.76%) vSphere
8 4 (9.76%) PaaS
8 4 (9.76%) LANDesk
8 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) IaaS
8 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.76%) Wireless
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery

Technical Services Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) IaaS
1 4 (9.76%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) Wireless
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) FTP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DB2
1 1 (2.44%) MS Access
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (7.32%) FpML
1 3 (7.32%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) FIXML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.44%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.32%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Design
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
5 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Wireframes
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.32%) MCSA
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) MiFID
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) DameWare
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.44%) Sun