Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £161 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 October 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 124 151
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 28 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.95% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.04% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 21
Berkshire median daily rate £161 £150 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -28.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £121 £118 £120
90th Percentile £365 £356 £348
South East median daily rate £220 £180 £213
% change year-on-year +22.22% -15.29% -10.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% -30.39%
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,648 3,671 4,098
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 92.10% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,864 1,931 2,215
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 194
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.92 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.40 £39.75 £42.43
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.32% -5.26% +5.56%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Berkshire

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -19 13 £160 -50.77% 1
Bracknell +3 5 £175 +37.25% 1
Slough - 3 £130 -
Newbury -9 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Service Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Berkshire region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Remedy
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) ServiceNow
6 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) Intranet
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (10.71%) ITSM
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) PMO
8 2 (7.14%) Service Design
8 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (7.14%) Office 365

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.57%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.57%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) LSMW
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Service Design
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MBA
2 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Remedy
3 5 (17.86%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards