The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 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 Desk Analyst
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 86 85
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 6 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.33% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £150 £113 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £103 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £133
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £125
% change year-on-year -8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £17.00 £14.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1068 1431 1432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.43% 96.04% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 1017 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 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 22 June 2017, Service Desk 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 Leeds region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) SLA
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (22.22%) Legal
6 3 (16.67%) MOS
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Use Case
2 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MOS
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple