The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 24 April 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 7 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.23% 2.28% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.39% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Median daily rate £155 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £233 £284
% change year-on-year +29.03% -18.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.92% -4.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 710 682
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 95.43% 95.43% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 353 354
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -12.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Hertfordshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Hertfordshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Hertfordshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Hertfordshire

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Watford -10 2 £155 -54.07%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hatfield -7 1 £365 -8.75%
St Albans - 1 £110 -
Service Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
6 2 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) SCCM
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) B2B
7 1 (6.25%) SLA
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) EPoS

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) B2B
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Presales
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy