The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 160 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 4 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Median daily rate £163 £195 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £330 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £171 £170
% change year-on-year
-22.62% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.86% +15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
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
3220 5178 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.03% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 3954 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 74
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Desktop Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (78.57%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) Blackberry
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) SCCM
6 8 (57.14%) MCDST
6 8 (57.14%) Smartphone
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (57.14%) XenApp
6 8 (57.14%) MCP
6 8 (57.14%) MCSE
6 8 (57.14%) Citrix
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Law
7 2 (14.29%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (7.14%) Adobe
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (7.14%) Lotus

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 8 (57.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) Document Management
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCDST
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MOS
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Altiris
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec