The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 29 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 Birmingham 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 55 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.17% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.18% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £100 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £175 £150
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.48 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 549 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.40% 91.65% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 303 329
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Desktop Analyst
West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) PDA
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) DameWare
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix