The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Service Desk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 50 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 14 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.98% 1.68% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.76% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £214 £120 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.13 £13.50 £12.85
% change year-on-year
-10.18% +5.05%
Service Desk Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
681 511 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.32% 95.34% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 343 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 40
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.14% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worthing -6 5 £200 -
Crawley - 3 £228 -
Gatwick -9 2 £123 +2.08%
Service Desk Analyst
South East

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Service Desk 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 West Sussex region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) SLA
5 5 (27.78%) Office 365
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.11%) ADSL
8 2 (11.11%) Broadband
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.11%) 3G
8 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Aveksa
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) ADSL
2 2 (11.11%) Broadband
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Aveksa
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix