The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 103 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Average daily rate
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£170 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £140 £130
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +5.08%
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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
2433 2123 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.11% 93.07% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1139 1182
Average daily rate £385 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £195 £213
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 206 242 225
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 30 January 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
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
4 17 (48.57%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 9 (25.71%) MS Office
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
7 8 (22.86%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) CentOS
8 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) MCP
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.43%) NHS
12 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
12 3 (8.57%) LAN
12 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.57%) DNS
12 3 (8.57%) SLA
12 3 (8.57%) Degree
13 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (5.71%) Android
13 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
13 2 (5.71%) LANDesk

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) CentOS
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Android
6 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.71%) Change Control
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) MCP
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec
2 2 (5.71%) Apple
2 2 (5.71%) Altiris
2 2 (5.71%) Wyse
3 1 (2.86%) SmartStream
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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