The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 105 106
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 34 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.65% 1.43% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.49% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 10
Median daily rate £115 £125 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £109 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £144
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £125
% change year-on-year -8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 25
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +36.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £8.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.90 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% +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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1991 2690 2812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.74% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4323 6472 7285
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 218 436
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.32 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +20.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £27.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Yorkshire

Service Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +18 13 £125 +1.01% 6
South Yorkshire +5 11 £83 -31.95%
North Yorkshire +8 8 £125 - 3
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Service Desk Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (59.09%) Windows
2 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
3 34 (51.52%) ITIL
4 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
5 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
6 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (24.24%) SLA
8 12 (18.18%) SCCM
8 12 (18.18%) Service Management
9 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
10 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
11 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
13 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
13 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
14 4 (6.06%) Workflow Analysis
14 4 (6.06%) SDLC
14 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
14 4 (6.06%) Intranet
14 4 (6.06%) Internet
14 4 (6.06%) Use Case
14 4 (6.06%) Change Management
14 4 (6.06%) Workflow
14 4 (6.06%) Legal
14 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (4.55%) ITSM
15 3 (4.55%) Wyse

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
1 4 (6.06%) Intranet
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (6.06%) Legal
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Law
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 3 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (59.09%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.52%) Unix
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Service Management
3 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) SDLC
6 4 (6.06%) Use Case
6 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.06%) Workflow
6 4 (6.06%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (4.55%) ITSM
7 3 (4.55%) Network Management
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (3.03%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.55%) MOS
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) DameWare
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Citrix
2 3 (4.55%) Dell
2 3 (4.55%) HP
2 3 (4.55%) LANDesk
2 3 (4.55%) Wyse
3 1 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (1.52%) IFS
3 1 (1.52%) Remedy
3 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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