The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 85 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£136 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £163 £175
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.47%
Desktop Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1506 1214 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 94.84% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 702 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago