The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire 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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 61 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.30% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.61% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £160 £115 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -9.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £125
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.91 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +4.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
633 653 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.62% 94.64% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 464 454
Median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 24
Median hourly rate £38.50 £12.50 £19.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+208.00% -36.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Swindon +2 1 £160 - 1
Corsham - 1 £160 -
Service Desk Analyst
South West

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (28.57%) MCDST
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (14.29%) Military
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCDST
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Apple