The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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 Analyst
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 204 191
Rank change year-on-year -47 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 186 242 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.13% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.19% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 157 187
Median daily rate £300 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.51% -2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £188 £300
% change year-on-year +38.66% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 41
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.70 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -1.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.00 £21.00
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in London

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in London

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in London

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in London

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Analyst in London

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +3 30 £220 -30.70% 6
Surbiton - 3 - -
West Drayton - 2 £125 -
Westminster +4 1 £220 -
Twickenham +3 1 £250 - 2
Greenwich - 1 £150 -
Service Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Service 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 London region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 141 (38.63%) Windows
2 135 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 126 (34.52%) ITIL
4 120 (32.88%) Finance
5 104 (28.49%) Microsoft Office
6 103 (28.22%) Microsoft
7 78 (21.37%) Windows 7
8 64 (17.53%) Service Management
9 51 (13.97%) ITSM
10 45 (12.33%) ITIL Certification
11 44 (12.05%) SLA
12 42 (11.51%) Banking
13 37 (10.14%) Change Management
13 37 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
14 35 (9.59%) Blackberry
15 34 (9.32%) ServiceNow
16 32 (8.77%) Service Delivery
17 30 (8.22%) SQL
18 29 (7.95%) TCP/IP
19 27 (7.40%) Windows XP
20 26 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (7.12%) Windows 10
20 26 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (7.12%) Office 365
21 25 (6.85%) Legal
21 25 (6.85%) Mac OS X
22 24 (6.58%) MS Exchange
22 24 (6.58%) Business Analysis
23 23 (6.30%) VPN
23 23 (6.30%) Cisco

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.47%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.19%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.82%) IIS
10 2 (0.55%) Confluence
10 2 (0.55%) JBoss
10 2 (0.55%) SAS
10 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.55%) WildFly
11 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.27%) Moodle
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 104 (28.49%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.27%) Eikon
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.12%) Office 365
2 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.82%) SaaS
5 2 (0.55%) G Suite
5 2 (0.55%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 23 (6.30%) VPN
3 17 (4.66%) DHCP
3 17 (4.66%) DNS
4 14 (3.84%) Remote Desktop
5 11 (3.01%) LAN
5 11 (3.01%) WAN
6 8 (2.19%) Wireless
7 4 (1.10%) HTTP
7 4 (1.10%) Skype
8 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.55%) Firewall
9 2 (0.55%) Internet
9 2 (0.55%) Intranet
9 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.27%) FTP
10 1 (0.27%) PBX
10 1 (0.27%) VoIP
10 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.10%) DataStage
2 4 (1.10%) DB2
2 4 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (0.55%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.55%) MS Access
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) Power BI
4 1 (0.27%) QlikView
4 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.64%) JIRA
2 5 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.10%) ERwin
3 4 (1.10%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.10%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.55%) Selenium
4 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.27%) JUnit
5 1 (0.27%) NUnit
5 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 120 (32.88%) Finance
2 42 (11.51%) Banking
3 25 (6.85%) Legal
4 20 (5.48%) Law
5 18 (4.93%) Financial Institution
6 17 (4.66%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.29%) Retail
8 7 (1.92%) French Language
8 7 (1.92%) Japanese Language
9 6 (1.64%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.37%) Back Office
10 5 (1.37%) Marketing
10 5 (1.37%) Publishing
11 3 (0.82%) Front Office
11 3 (0.82%) Local Government
11 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.55%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.29%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (2.74%) Web Services
3 7 (1.92%) XML
4 4 (1.10%) .NET
4 4 (1.10%) Middleware
4 4 (1.10%) XML Messaging
4 4 (1.10%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.55%) CSS
5 2 (0.55%) HTML
5 2 (0.55%) REST
6 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) RESTful
6 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.59%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.01%) Smartphone
4 10 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.74%) NHS
5 8 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.92%) iPhone
7 6 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.37%) iPad
8 5 (1.37%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.10%) Derivative
9 4 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.10%) User Experience
10 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.82%) Clustering
10 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (38.63%) Windows
2 78 (21.37%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.40%) Windows XP
4 26 (7.12%) Windows 10
5 25 (6.85%) Mac OS X
6 23 (6.30%) Windows Server
7 18 (4.93%) Android
8 15 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.01%) Unix
10 10 (2.74%) Linux
11 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.19%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.82%) Solaris
16 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (34.52%) ITIL
2 64 (17.53%) Service Management
3 51 (13.97%) ITSM
4 37 (10.14%) Change Management
5 32 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 26 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (6.58%) Business Analysis
8 23 (6.30%) Problem Management
8 23 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (5.48%) Data Analysis
9 20 (5.48%) Incident Management
10 16 (4.38%) Release Management
11 15 (4.11%) Asset Management
11 15 (4.11%) Project Management
12 14 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (3.56%) Information Security
13 13 (3.56%) Investment Management
14 12 (3.29%) Migration
15 11 (3.01%) Risk Management
16 10 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.22%) SQL
2 9 (2.47%) Java
3 7 (1.92%) Perl
3 7 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.37%) C#
4 5 (1.37%) VBA
5 4 (1.10%) Python
6 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.27%) C
7 1 (0.27%) C++
7 1 (0.27%) R
7 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (12.33%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (5.75%) Degree
3 13 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.55%) MCP
8 2 (0.55%) MOS
9 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.05%) SLA
2 9 (2.47%) QA
3 7 (1.92%) EMIR
3 7 (1.92%) MiFID
4 6 (1.64%) PMO
5 4 (1.10%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.55%) FATCA
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.27%) IFRS
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 135 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.01%) vSphere
3 8 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (4.93%) SCCM
2 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.82%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.82%) SCOM
3 3 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (28.22%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.32%) ServiceNow
3 23 (6.30%) Cisco
4 22 (6.03%) LANDesk
5 20 (5.48%) Citrix
6 19 (5.21%) Apple
7 16 (4.38%) Oracle
8 15 (4.11%) Remedy
9 14 (3.84%) VMware
10 9 (2.47%) Lotus
11 8 (2.19%) Avaya
11 8 (2.19%) HP
12 6 (1.64%) Altiris
12 6 (1.64%) Intel
13 5 (1.37%) iManage
13 5 (1.37%) MobileIron
13 5 (1.37%) Symantec
14 4 (1.10%) Informatica
14 4 (1.10%) SAP
14 4 (1.10%) Talend
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