Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 July 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 > Kent
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 54 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 14 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.00% 1.64% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.72% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 36
Kent median daily rate £125 £475 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.68% +82.69% +108.00%
10th Percentile £110 £122 £155
90th Percentile £588 £573 £434
South East median daily rate £175 £388 £260
% change year-on-year -54.84% +49.04% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Kent median hourly rate £9.40 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.37% +3.85% +44.44%
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +4.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 450 524 784
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 95.45% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 377 570
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £191 £175 £180
90th Percentile £618 £538 £564
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 23
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £26.54 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.74% +27.39% +30.19%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £148.13 £77.64 £129.80
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Kent

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Kent

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Kent

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Kent

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £110 -
Maidstone - 3 £138 -
Folkestone +4 1 £125 +35.87%
Service Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Kent region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) CMDB
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Conversion
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (14.29%) Workday
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Confluence
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CMDB
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Conversion
2 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Workday
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse