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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 185 187 173
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 10 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 21
Average daily rate
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£163 £160 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £137 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £296 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £165 £156
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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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
5118 5803 5851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.57% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3881 4258 4276
Average daily rate £450 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 80 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Law
5 6 (21.43%) Legal
5 6 (21.43%) Document Management
5 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
5 6 (21.43%) MS Office
5 6 (21.43%) SCCM
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) SLA
7 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
8 3 (10.71%) Migration
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) MCP
9 2 (7.14%) COM
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco
9 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 2 (7.14%) LAN
9 2 (7.14%) WAN
9 2 (7.14%) MCSA
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.14%) Reuters

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 7 (25.00%) Law
2 6 (21.43%) Legal
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office
6 1 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Document Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCP
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MOS
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Reuters
3 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Polycom
4 1 (3.57%) AppSense
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Apple