The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 April 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 130 119
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 141 153 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.57% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.64% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 67
Median daily rate £400 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £230 £284
% change year-on-year +36.41% -18.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 35 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £21.20 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year - +8.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7658 9312 9483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.94% 95.51% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 5720 5183
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 380 464
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in the South East

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in the South East

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in the South East

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in the South East

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Hampshire +3 33 £275 -15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 32 £390 +4.00% 5
Surrey +3 25 £406 +162.09% 9
Berkshire +32 24 £130 -61.48% 1
East Sussex +3 12 £475 +46.15%
Oxfordshire -16 11 £145 -3.33% 1
Kent +6 6 £433 +140.27% 2
West Sussex +3 2 £390 +50.00% 1
Service Analyst
England

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South East region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 82 (36.77%) Windows
2 68 (30.49%) Active Directory
3 58 (26.01%) Finance
4 56 (25.11%) ITIL
5 52 (23.32%) Microsoft
6 44 (19.73%) Microsoft Office
7 40 (17.94%) Service Management
8 38 (17.04%) Windows 7
9 30 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (12.11%) Security Cleared
11 24 (10.76%) SLA
12 21 (9.42%) Windows XP
13 19 (8.52%) ITSM
13 19 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (8.07%) SC Cleared
14 18 (8.07%) SQL
15 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
16 14 (6.28%) Telecoms
17 13 (5.83%) Management Information System
18 12 (5.38%) Waterfall
19 11 (4.93%) Legal
19 11 (4.93%) ServiceNow
20 10 (4.48%) Workflow
20 10 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
21 9 (4.04%) Service Delivery
21 9 (4.04%) Change Management
21 9 (4.04%) Regression Testing
21 9 (4.04%) MS Visio
21 9 (4.04%) Cisco
21 9 (4.04%) ISEB

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (2.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.90%) IIS
3 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (19.73%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) assyst
2 2 (0.90%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) WAN
1 5 (2.24%) Wireless
2 4 (1.79%) DNS
2 4 (1.79%) LAN
2 4 (1.79%) VPN
3 3 (1.35%) DHCP
3 3 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.35%) Skype
3 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) ATM
5 1 (0.45%) BGP
5 1 (0.45%) OSPF
5 1 (0.45%) PBX
5 1 (0.45%) SMTP
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.90%) Big Data
2 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Gatling
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (26.01%) Finance
2 14 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.93%) Legal
4 8 (3.59%) Banking
5 5 (2.24%) Retail
6 4 (1.79%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.69%) User Experience
4 5 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.35%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.90%) Clustering
6 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
6 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) Handset
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.45%) iSeries
7 1 (0.45%) IVR
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.77%) Windows
2 38 (17.04%) Windows 7
3 21 (9.42%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.04%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.11%) ITIL
2 40 (17.94%) Service Management
3 19 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.52%) ITSM
4 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
5 12 (5.38%) Waterfall
6 10 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (4.48%) Workflow
7 9 (4.04%) Analytics
7 9 (4.04%) Change Management
7 9 (4.04%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (4.04%) ITIL V3
7 9 (4.04%) Regression Testing
7 9 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.14%) BPR
8 7 (3.14%) Business Process Analysis
9 6 (2.69%) Data Analysis
9 6 (2.69%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.69%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.07%) SQL
2 3 (1.35%) Java
2 3 (1.35%) VBA
3 2 (0.90%) C
3 2 (0.90%) VB
4 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.04%) ISEB
4 7 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.79%) Degree
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.45%) CBAP
9 1 (0.45%) CCNA
9 1 (0.45%) CCNP
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
3 2 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Firmware
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.90%) vSphere
2 2 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) OVSD
1 3 (1.35%) SCCM
2 2 (0.90%) EdgeSight
2 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.90%) SafeCom
2 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (23.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.93%) ServiceNow
3 9 (4.04%) Cisco
3 9 (4.04%) Citrix
3 9 (4.04%) Remedy
4 7 (3.14%) HP
4 7 (3.14%) Oracle
5 3 (1.35%) BMC
5 3 (1.35%) Lotus
6 2 (0.90%) Apple
6 2 (0.90%) Sophos
6 2 (0.90%) VMware
6 2 (0.90%) Workday
7 1 (0.45%) Altiris
7 1 (0.45%) BT
7 1 (0.45%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.45%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
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