Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £248 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 145 142
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 20 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.74% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 21
Berkshire median daily rate £248 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -45.45% +23.60%
10th Percentile £125 £119 £120
90th Percentile £365 £356 £394
South East median daily rate £210 £175 £213
% change year-on-year +20.00% -17.65% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.24% -32.71%
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 3,968 3,761 3,921
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 92.14% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,945 1,999 2,113
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 132 185
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.74
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.94% +7.07%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Bracknell -6 6 £175 +34.62%
Reading -15 5 £225 -30.77% 1
Slough - 3 £130 - 1
Maidenhead +3 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Service Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Remedy
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) PMO
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) ITSM
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Service Design
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP

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 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP APO
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Remedy
2 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) SAP