The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 Desk Analyst
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 0.22% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.23% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £125 £120 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -12.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £125
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.42 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.82% +7.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 773 879 792
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.20% 96.70% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 617 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £35.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.34% +152.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Bristol

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Bristol

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Bristol

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bristol region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Case Management
6 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (7.14%) iPhone
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Samsung
7 1 (7.14%) MCDST
7 1 (7.14%) MCITP
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Case Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Samsung
3 1 (7.14%) SAP