The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 53 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.21% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.30% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £121 £110 £100
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £17.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £17.00 £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.58 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.96% +13.18%
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
539 330 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.93% 93.75% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 212 238
Average daily rate £363 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Gatwick - 4 £120 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Service Desk Analyst
South East

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) PDA
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 1 (6.67%) Intranet
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.67%) BT 21CN
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (6.67%) iPad

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Service Desk 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 Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) BT 21CN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) PDA
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) BT