The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 161 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 3 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 14
Median daily rate £169 £145 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £275 £257
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £160 £165
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Desktop Support 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
3178 5518 5658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.67% 94.79% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2581 4245 4207
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 99 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (42.86%) MCDST
4 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 1 (14.29%) Altiris
5 1 (14.29%) MOS

Desktop Support 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCDST
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MOS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Altiris
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec