The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 130 105 129
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 14 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.58% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £170 £170 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £122 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £234 £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.13
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Desktop Analyst
England

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 6 £180 +5.88%
Essex -22 5 £157 -37.40%
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) MS Office
5 8 (30.77%) Blackberry
6 7 (26.92%) SLA
6 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) Apple
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (19.23%) MSI
7 5 (19.23%) Symantec
7 5 (19.23%) Altiris
8 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Android
8 4 (15.38%) Software Packaging
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 3 (11.54%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
9 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (11.54%) Lotus
9 3 (11.54%) McAfee
9 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Intranet
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MSI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Software Packaging
2 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Apple
2 5 (19.23%) Symantec
2 5 (19.23%) Altiris
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus
4 3 (11.54%) McAfee
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Exinda
5 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.69%) HP