The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 135 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.18% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £163 £170 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £135 £121
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +2.83%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2936 2123 2898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.91% 93.52% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1078 1405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 248 286
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the East of England region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the East of England region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
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Cambridgeshire -13 5 £170 -
Essex - 5 £157 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (27.78%) Apple
5 5 (27.78%) Symantec
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Android
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Altiris
7 3 (16.67%) Lotus
7 3 (16.67%) McAfee
7 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
7 3 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Apple
2 5 (27.78%) Symantec
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Altiris
4 3 (16.67%) Lotus
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco