The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £165 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 28 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.36% 2.34% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 2.48% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £165 £500 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.00% +250.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £500 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £500 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £118 £125 £125
% change year-on-year -6.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% +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 Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 267 242 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 96.04% 94.53% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 515 561
Median daily rate £388 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.67 £21.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Liverpool

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Liverpool

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Liverpool

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 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 Liverpool region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Google Drive

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google