The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 66 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.45% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.49% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £125 £175 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £148 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-32.40% +48.27%
Desktop Support Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 616 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.19% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 398 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -24.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £30.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Desktop Support 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 Birmingham region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy