Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £138 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 3.67% 4.30% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 4.40% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Wakefield median daily rate £138 £101 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.80% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £128 £113 £115
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.17% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Wakefield median hourly rate - £11.00 £11.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.25 £10.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year +10.29% -15.00% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 104 91 47
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 97.85% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 23
Wakefield median daily rate £356 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £130 £121 £173
90th Percentile £506 £438 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +10.86% +18.91%
10th Percentile £10.10 £9.31 £10.65
90th Percentile £16.50 £16.50 £14.68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Wakefield

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Wakefield

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Wakefield

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wakefield region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft