Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £230 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 117 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 26 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.10% 0.94% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.97% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Leeds median daily rate £230 £120 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.67% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £106 £100 £90
90th Percentile £252 £222 £145
West Yorkshire median daily rate £230 £130 £125
% change year-on-year +76.92% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +10.29% -16.19%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £10.10
% change year-on-year +36.00% +11.39% -15.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,258 2,158 2,424
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 96.64% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,573 1,526 1,597
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £262 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 42 48
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +54.72% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £10.07
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £30.23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £12.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% +14.80% -8.05%

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Leeds

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Leeds

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Desk Analyst in Leeds

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Leeds region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Office 365
4 5 (19.23%) ITSM
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (15.38%) Sony
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Law
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) ISMS
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) User Experience
6 3 (11.54%) Chat Support
6 3 (11.54%) Legal
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) SLA
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Server Management
8 1 (3.85%) Ticket Management
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
1 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Law
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITSM
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
2 4 (15.38%) ISMS
2 4 (15.38%) Security Management
3 3 (11.54%) Chat Support
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Server Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Sony
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) VMware