Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 55 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.20% 1.96% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.05% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Kent median daily rate £335 £381 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +46.63% +15.56%
10th Percentile £110 £198 £142
90th Percentile £650 £438 £434
South East median daily rate £220 £180 £213
% change year-on-year +22.22% -15.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Kent median hourly rate £9.40 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.37% -18.18% -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +3.70%

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 425 488 500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 95.50% 98.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 373 342
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £153 £180
90th Percentile £600 £586 £569
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +42.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.88 £10.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £132.44 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 4 £110 - 1
Maidstone - 4 £160 -
West Malling -6 2 £225 -25.00% 1
Service Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
4 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) iPhone
5 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
5 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
5 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
1 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) 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%) AirWatch
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) IPFX
4 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 2 (14.29%) Sony
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Polycom
5 1 (7.14%) Wyse