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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank - 60 58
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.65% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.69% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £193 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £175 £170
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.55 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
782 722 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.56% 94.26% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 306 318
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 59 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -34.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £50.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix