The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 192 171 204
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 13 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.56% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
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£145 £165 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £130 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £170 £175
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5319 5397 6479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.41% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3989 4791
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 163
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (22.22%) Law
5 6 (22.22%) SCCM
5 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) Legal
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Document Management
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) WAN
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista
7 4 (14.81%) Polycom
8 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) iPad
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 3 (11.11%) MCSA
8 3 (11.11%) MCP
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) WLAN
3 2 (7.41%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
General
1 6 (22.22%) Law
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Document Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCP
1 3 (11.11%) MCSA
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MOS
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Polycom
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 2 (7.41%) McAfee
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) Reuters
5 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya