The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 61 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £160 £115 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% +9.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £125
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.42 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.82% +7.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 612 622 683
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.59% 94.96% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 415 446
Median daily rate £405 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +125.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.43 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Wiltshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Wiltshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Wiltshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Corsham - 1 £160 -
Swindon - 1 £160 -
Service Desk Analyst
South West

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wiltshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (16.67%) MCDST
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Military
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple