Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Services Analyst was £191 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Technical Service Analyst
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 848 866
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Analyst 25 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.034% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.035% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 14
UK median daily rate £191 £400 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +196.30% -46.00%
10th Percentile £128 £128 £114
90th Percentile £450 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £368 £120
% change year-on-year -40.14% +206.25% -51.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
UK median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.90% -10.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91120 104399 106991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59126 67920 66321
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2895 3106 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.41 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.19 £47.07 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% -

Technical Services Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Services Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Services Analyst in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Services Analyst in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Services Analyst over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Services Analyst in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Services Analyst in the UK

Technical Services Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Services Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 24 £193 -51.88% 1
UK excluding London +50 14 £220 -40.14% 1
London +15 10 £193 -61.50%
South East +39 6 - -
South West +5 5 £325 -7.14% 1
North of England +72 2 £115 -70.32%
Midlands +36 1 - -
North West +32 1 £115 -70.70%
Yorkshire +32 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Technical Services Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Technical Services 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 featuring Technical Services Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Windows
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) SLA
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Service Management
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Remedy
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (24.00%) SCCM
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.00%) Office 365
7 5 (20.00%) AirWatch
7 5 (20.00%) ITSM
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (16.00%) Forcepoint
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) Information Security

Technical Services Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) ITSM
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Document Management
8 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Remedy
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) AlienVault
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Forcepoint
3 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec