The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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 - 59 59
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £215 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £175 £150
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
761 686 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.26% 94.23% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 312 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 142
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Desktop Analyst
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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 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Exinda
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Exinda