Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 18 November 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 13 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.77% 2.69% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.82% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Northampton median daily rate £150 £110 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
Northamptonshire median daily rate £150 £128 -
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.55% +4.76% -23.64%
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £10.79 £12.00
% change year-on-year +3.50% -10.06% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 444 567 507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.29% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 429 351
Northampton median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £281 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 27
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.55% -24.14%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.00 £19.40 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -14.29%

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Northampton region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
2 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy
1 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco