The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £343 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Analyst
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 15 30
Rank change year-on-year -55 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 2 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.46% 10.17% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 10.39% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
Median daily rate £343 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.71% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £188 £300
% change year-on-year +38.66% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 38 15
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 413 462 626
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.16% 97.88% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 221 377
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 109 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Essex

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Essex

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Essex

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +6 1 £343 +37.00%
Colchester -3 1 - - 1
Service Analyst
East of England

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Service 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 Essex region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Legal

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) SAP