The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 20 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.01% - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£103 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £165 £163
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Desktop Analyst
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96 95 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.97% 94.06% 73.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 110
Average daily rate £263 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £13.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the Belfast region.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Desktop Analyst
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Desktop Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Desktop Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft