Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £143 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 21 September 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 Desk Analyst
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 83 32
Rank change year-on-year +45 -51 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.66% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 0.17% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
County Antrim median daily rate £143 £81 £77
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.64% +4.55% -36.10%
10th Percentile £78 £80 £76
90th Percentile £146 £81 £78
Northern Ireland median daily rate £143 £81 £77
% change year-on-year +77.64% +4.55% -36.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. 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
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 320 590 203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 96.25% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 472 104
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £454
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 20
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.00 £15.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.80% -7.39% -48.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £22.25 £21.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.83% -7.39% -48.44%

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in County Antrim

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in County Antrim

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in County Antrim

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Belfast +49 9 £143 +77.64%
Service Desk Analyst
Northern Ireland

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 County Antrim region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Law
3 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Reuters
4 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) ION MarketView
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Sun

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Sun