The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Analyst
Rank 81 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 37 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.96% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £118 £130
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.40 £12.50 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.20% -8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.70 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £110.00 £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2124 1765 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.69% 91.36% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 840 1010
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 132 146
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Service Analyst
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Service Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Service Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Service Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Warwickshire +8 12 - -
Birmingham -2 7 £125 -
Coventry -9 6 £350 -
Wolverhampton - 4 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Service Analyst
England

Service Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 25 (40.98%) MS Office
3 20 (32.79%) Windows
3 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
4 18 (29.51%) SLA
5 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.95%) Citrix
6 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
7 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
7 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
7 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
8 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
9 7 (11.48%) SQL
9 7 (11.48%) Windows XP
9 7 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (11.48%) Service Management
9 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
10 6 (9.84%) VBA
10 6 (9.84%) IBM Notes
10 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.84%) Lotus
10 6 (9.84%) ITSM
10 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.84%) Statistics
10 6 (9.84%) Data Entry
10 6 (9.84%) Analytics
10 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
11 5 (8.20%) VMware
12 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (9.84%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) WorkSite
Applications
1 25 (40.98%) MS Office
2 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) MS Access
General
1 4 (6.56%) Back Office
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.84%) Statistics
3 4 (6.56%) NHS
3 4 (6.56%) Wiki
4 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.48%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.48%) Service Management
5 6 (9.84%) ITSM
5 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.84%) Data Entry
5 6 (9.84%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.56%) Password Management
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.64%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.64%) QMS
8 1 (1.64%) Network Design
8 1 (1.64%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.64%) Logistics
8 1 (1.64%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
8 1 (1.64%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CNE
5 1 (1.64%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.64%) XenApp
2 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Citrix
3 6 (9.84%) Lotus
3 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
4 5 (8.20%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Google