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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 169 176 203
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 25 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 18
Average daily rate
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£175 £163 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £305 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £140 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.63 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £14.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £36.10 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Desktop Analyst
London

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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
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 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (38.24%) MS Office
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 11 (32.35%) Citrix
6 10 (29.41%) SCCM
7 9 (26.47%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) LAN
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
9 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
10 6 (17.65%) MCP
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) Dell
11 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
12 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
12 4 (11.76%) Apple
12 4 (11.76%) DHCP
12 4 (11.76%) SLA
12 4 (11.76%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
1 9 (26.47%) WAN
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) WLAN
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) ADSL
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
1 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.82%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) BYOD
5 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.76%) Android
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Service Management
2 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
3 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCP
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCDST
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) NDS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
3 5 (14.71%) Dell
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Apple
5 3 (8.82%) McAfee
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Polycom
6 2 (5.88%) Reuters
6 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
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