Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Service Desk Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

First Line Service Desk Analyst
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Service Desk Analyst 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 14.29% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Bedford median daily rate £130 - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate £11.33 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 77 100 56
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.04% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 71 45
Bedford median daily rate £315 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £125 £275 £182
90th Percentile £500 £450 £485
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Bedford median hourly rate £15.00 £11.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.51% -62.27% +71.43%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.03 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -67.44% +128.57%

1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in Bedford

1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in Bedford

1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in Bedford

1st Line Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 1st Line Service Desk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedford region featuring 1st Line Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) DameWare

1st Line Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP