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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 180 174 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 18 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Average daily rate
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£173 £160 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £143 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £323 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £128 £170
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.63 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £14.50 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £36.10 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% +5.17%
Desktop Support Analyst
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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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) MS Office
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (20.00%) SCCM
7 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) SLA
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.00%) Office 365
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) iPad
9 3 (12.00%) MCP
9 3 (12.00%) MCSE
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (12.00%) MCDST

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Document Management
3 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCDST
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) NDS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Reuters
3 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) HP
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