The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 135 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £165 £60
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +175.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £161 £136
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +17.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +18.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2610 2519 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.84% 89.74% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1295 835
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 136
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy