The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 25 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 27 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 4 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.51% 3.86% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 3.94% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £125 £77 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.33% -4.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £125
% change year-on-year -8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £11.18 £12.00 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +14.94%  
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 Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 255 254 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.23% 98.07% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 155 166
Median daily rate £315 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +14.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 30
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -2.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £14.00
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 Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Leicestershire

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Leicestershire

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Leicestershire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Kegworth +3 3 - -
Leicester -2 1 £125 +47.05%
Service Desk Analyst
East Midlands

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy