The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 102 115
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 7 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 1.31% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.37% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 8
Median daily rate £225 £135 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% +7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £125
% change year-on-year -8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +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 the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2617 2845 2953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.83% 95.44% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1839 1907
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 140 196
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in the South West

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in the South West

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Desk Analyst in the South West

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in the South West

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +1 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 - 2
Devon -10 1 - -
Bristol -21 1 £100 -33.33% 2
Service Desk Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) SCOM
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Office 365
8 2 (11.11%) Case Management
8 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) SLA
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Password Management
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.56%) Validation
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (5.56%) Front Office
9 1 (5.56%) Electronics
9 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Case Management
3 2 (11.11%) Password Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Samsung
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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