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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 173 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 30 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 15
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£185 £200 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-16.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
Average hourly rate £16.75 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £26.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -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 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
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
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 £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (78.57%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) MS Office
5 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
6 15 (26.79%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
8 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 11 (19.64%) Citrix
10 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.07%) SCCM
11 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
13 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg
13 7 (12.50%) Cisco
13 7 (12.50%) MCP
13 7 (12.50%) VMware
14 6 (10.71%) iPhone
14 6 (10.71%) ITIL
15 5 (8.93%) MCSA
15 5 (8.93%) DNS
15 5 (8.93%) DHCP
15 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (8.93%) Legal
16 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
16 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (7.14%) Degree
16 4 (7.14%) Reuters
17 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Office
1 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) assyst
2 1 (1.79%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.79%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.79%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) DHCP
1 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Flash
1 1 (1.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.71%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) PDA
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.36%) Document Management
4 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Management
4 2 (3.57%) Network Management
4 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (1.79%) Migration
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
5 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.79%) CRM
5 1 (1.79%) Change Control
5 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VBA
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) MCP
3 5 (8.93%) MCSA
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) MCTS
6 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MOS
7 1 (1.79%) MCDST
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Citrix
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
3 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Reuters
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.79%) Cerner
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Lotus
6 1 (1.79%) Verint
6 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense
6 1 (1.79%) Tradeweb
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