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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 126 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 3 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£154 £170 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £157 £165 £156
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £9.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
2578 2818 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.27% 92.70% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1583 1032
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 202 257
Average hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015. 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
Essex +1 2 £154 -1.59%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X
6 7 (21.88%) CentOS
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.63%) MS Office
8 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) MCP
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.38%) DNS
11 2 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.25%) Firewall
11 2 (6.25%) Wireless
11 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
11 2 (6.25%) Altiris
11 2 (6.25%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X
3 7 (21.88%) CentOS
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Migration
2 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCP
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Altiris
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) SmartStream
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.13%) Wyse