Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 68 80
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 24 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.49% 2.34% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.41% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Wales median daily rate £300 £129 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +133.01% -41.81% -36.79%
10th Percentile £275 £105 £89
90th Percentile £399 £386 £444
UK median daily rate £170 £190 £203
% change year-on-year -10.53% -6.17% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Wales median hourly rate £11.79 £11.17 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.53% -8.82% +11.36%
10th Percentile £10.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £14.63 £15.07 £16.48
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,589 1,120 1,323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 97.22% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,111 758 866
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.20%
10th Percentile £275 £170 £203
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 87
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +29.63% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.00 £56.88 £71.50
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.89% -

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Wales

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Wales

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Wales

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Wales

Service Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
South Wales -30 23 £300 +133.01% 7
West Wales - 1 - - 1
Service Analyst
UK

Service Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Service Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) EXIN
8 1 (4.17%) Informatics
8 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
8 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis

Service Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
1 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) BPMN
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.17%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Governance
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) EXIN
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Nortel