The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 117 118 140
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.21% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£283 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £156 £175 £145
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.36 - £12.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2207 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.70% 90.97% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 949 1038
Average daily rate £365 £373 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Desktop Analyst
South East

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Desktop Analyst
South East

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (25.00%) Altiris
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Apple

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense