The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 161 207 180
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 34 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.17% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 20
Average daily rate
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£165 £190 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £119 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £175 £150
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.00 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +1.66%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 6559 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 4817 5233
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Desktop Analyst
London

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
3 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.33%) MS Office
6 16 (29.63%) Finance
7 15 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.52%) ITIL
9 10 (18.52%) Citrix
9 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
10 9 (16.67%) SCCM
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
12 6 (11.11%) Cisco
12 6 (11.11%) iPhone
13 5 (9.26%) VMware
13 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
13 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
13 5 (9.26%) IBM Notes
13 5 (9.26%) Reuters
13 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (9.26%) Lotus
14 4 (7.41%) Law
14 4 (7.41%) Legal
14 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
14 4 (7.41%) LAN
14 4 (7.41%) SQL
14 4 (7.41%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Office
2 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.85%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LAN
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Law
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
2 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Flash
1 1 (1.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
2 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.41%) Document Management
4 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) ITSM
5 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCP
2 3 (5.56%) MCTS
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MOS
4 1 (1.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Citrix
3 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) Reuters
5 5 (9.26%) Lotus
5 5 (9.26%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.85%) Cerner
7 1 (1.85%) CA
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.85%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.85%) Verint
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
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