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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 180 195 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 24 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 9
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£170 £200 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £100 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £136 £150 £170
% change year-on-year
-9.16% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £18.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.80 £26.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%
Desktop Analyst
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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
5567 6635 6551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.54% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4195 4833 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 29 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (37.93%) MS Office
6 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
8 13 (22.41%) Finance
9 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
11 9 (15.52%) Citrix
11 9 (15.52%) Blackberry
12 8 (13.79%) VMware
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (12.07%) Bloomberg
13 7 (12.07%) Cisco
13 7 (12.07%) SCCM
14 6 (10.34%) MCP
14 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (10.34%) iPhone
15 5 (8.62%) DNS
15 5 (8.62%) DHCP
15 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (6.90%) Degree
16 4 (6.90%) Legal
16 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
16 4 (6.90%) ITIL
16 4 (6.90%) MCSA
16 4 (6.90%) Reuters
16 4 (6.90%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) WorkSite
Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MS Office
2 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.72%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.72%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) DNS
1 5 (8.62%) DHCP
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) WAP
1 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) iPhone
3 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) PDA
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
1 4 (6.90%) ITIL
2 3 (5.17%) Document Management
3 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
3 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
3 2 (3.45%) Validation
3 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.72%) Project Management
4 1 (1.72%) CRM
4 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
4 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.72%) Change Control
4 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCP
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) MCSA
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Citrix
3 8 (13.79%) VMware
4 7 (12.07%) Bloomberg
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) Reuters
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) AppSense
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.72%) Cerner
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Verint
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Tradeweb
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