The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 26 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 8 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.09% 0.45% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 0.46% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £105 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £130 £125
% change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 248 218 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 95.75% 98.20% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 162 180
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Median hourly rate £11.17 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.08% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk Analyst in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Northampton

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) MS Office
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
9 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
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