The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 122 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 1
Average daily rate
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£160 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £148
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £12.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -15.62%
Desktop Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2663 2274 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.77% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1216 1374
Average daily rate £380 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 273 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the East of England region.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the East of England region.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 14 £170 -
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) MS Office
4 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) CentOS
6 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.34%) LAN
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) NHS
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) LANDesk
10 2 (6.90%) Android
10 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.90%) Wyse
10 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.90%) Apple
10 2 (6.90%) SLA
10 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
10 2 (6.90%) MCP
10 2 (6.90%) WAN
10 2 (6.90%) Adobe

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
5 7 (24.14%) CentOS
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) LANDesk
3 2 (6.90%) Wyse
3 2 (6.90%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix