The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 51 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.48% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£170 £241 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £153 £145 £138
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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 Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 488 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.32% 92.60% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 235 349
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 91
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.88 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Altiris
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
8 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (10.53%) Change Control
8 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco
8 2 (10.53%) HP

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Altiris
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
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