The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 77 65 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 20 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.25% 1.84% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.97% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate
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£125 £110 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £110 £110
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £10.60 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.49% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £15.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £15.45 £15.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Service Desk Analyst
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1477 1374 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.31% 93.85% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 754 937
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 77
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Leeds -8 15 £125 +16.27% 1
Bradford -1 2 - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Keighley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
Service Desk Analyst
Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
5 12 (29.27%) ITIL
6 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (24.39%) Service Management
8 9 (21.95%) SLA
9 4 (9.76%) HP
9 4 (9.76%) MS Office
10 3 (7.32%) UNIX
10 3 (7.32%) Linux
10 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
10 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.88%) French Language
11 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
11 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
12 1 (2.44%) Python
12 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (2.44%) Citrix
12 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (2.44%) iPhone
12 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.44%) Change Management
12 1 (2.44%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (4.88%) French Language
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Service Management
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk