The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 174 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 29 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 11
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£170 £190 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-16.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.10 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £24.80 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
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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
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the City of London region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the City of London region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows 7
3 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
4 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 17 (33.33%) MS Office
7 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
7 13 (25.49%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (17.65%) Citrix
9 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (15.69%) SCCM
10 8 (15.69%) VMware
10 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL
11 7 (13.73%) MCP
12 6 (11.76%) Cisco
12 6 (11.76%) Bloomberg
12 6 (11.76%) iPhone
13 5 (9.80%) Legal
13 5 (9.80%) MCSA
14 4 (7.84%) DHCP
14 4 (7.84%) DNS
14 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
14 4 (7.84%) Law
14 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
14 4 (7.84%) Document Management
14 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 17 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.96%) assyst
1 1 (1.96%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.96%) ReMetrica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DHCP
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
2 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Flash
1 1 (1.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (3.92%) CMDB
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) PDA
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
2 4 (7.84%) Document Management
3 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Validation
4 2 (3.92%) Network Management
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.96%) Change Control
5 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Migration
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBA
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCP
3 5 (9.80%) MCSA
4 3 (5.88%) MCTS
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MOS
6 1 (1.96%) MCDST
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Citrix
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.88%) Reuters
6 2 (3.92%) F5
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.96%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.96%) Cerner
7 1 (1.96%) CA
7 1 (1.96%) Lotus
7 1 (1.96%) Verint
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) Remedy
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