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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 146 136 170
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 8 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 11
Median daily rate £200 £200 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £138 £155
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +34.37%

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017, 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 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
7 2 (12.50%) Lotus
7 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) Reuters
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) MCSA
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) FactSet
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) Reuters
4 1 (6.25%) LANDesk