The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 122 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 2 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.17% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Median daily rate £113 £165 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £165 £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £147 £128 £140
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-29.06% +32.30%

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
2026 2232 2459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.21% 95.96% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1340 1434
Median daily rate £388 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 191 234
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.31 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £113 -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Desktop Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) WSUS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
6 1 (12.50%) CMDB
6 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow