Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 23 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.

Service Analyst
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 17 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 21.79% 4.85% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.79% 4.95% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Bedford median daily rate £130 £210 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +68.00% -
10th Percentile £125 £120 £113
90th Percentile £135 £300 £138
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £175 £166
% change year-on-year -25.71% +5.26% -52.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate £11.33 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 £12.05 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -19.67% +39.53%

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 78 101 58
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.06% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 47
Bedford median daily rate £315 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.10% +7.10% -0.64%
10th Percentile £125 £275 £170
90th Percentile £500 £450 £484
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Bedford median hourly rate £15.00 £11.33 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.45% -62.25% +71.43%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.48% -69.88% +128.57%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Bedford

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Bedford

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Bedford

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) G Suite
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (29.41%) Google
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (29.41%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) DameWare
5 3 (17.65%) NHS
5 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell

Service 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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) VoIP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) ITSM
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Google
2 5 (29.41%) McAfee
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) HP