The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 476 425 452
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 119 147 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 40
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£158 £165 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £163 £175
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 33
Average hourly rate £16.60 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.34 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.30 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.47%
Desktop Analyst
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London -7 67 £153 -6.15% 7
South East -22 20 £150 -11.76% 1
East of England +7 11 £175 +35.92%
West Midlands 0 6 £118 -
East Midlands +1 4 £215 +79.16%
South West -18 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Yorkshire -27 2 - -
North West -29 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 182 (78.11%) Windows
2 123 (52.79%) Windows 7
3 114 (48.93%) Microsoft
4 107 (45.92%) Active Directory
5 81 (34.76%) MS Office
6 57 (24.46%) ITIL
7 51 (21.89%) Windows XP
8 47 (20.17%) MS Excel
9 44 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (17.17%) Blackberry
11 37 (15.88%) SCCM
12 35 (15.02%) Citrix
13 32 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (13.30%) SLA
15 29 (12.45%) MS Exchange
16 28 (12.02%) LAN
16 28 (12.02%) TCP/IP
17 27 (11.59%) WAN
17 27 (11.59%) Windows 8
18 22 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (7.73%) MCDST
20 18 (7.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 18 (7.73%) VMware
21 17 (7.30%) Finance
21 17 (7.30%) Cisco
22 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
23 15 (6.44%) MCP
23 15 (6.44%) Law
23 15 (6.44%) Legal

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (12.45%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.00%) CMS
3 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.15%) Lync
5 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 81 (34.76%) MS Office
2 47 (20.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.43%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.02%) LAN
1 28 (12.02%) TCP/IP
2 27 (11.59%) WAN
3 14 (6.01%) VPN
4 11 (4.72%) DHCP
5 9 (3.86%) DNS
6 6 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.72%) Extranet
7 4 (1.72%) Firewall
7 4 (1.72%) VoIP
7 4 (1.72%) WLAN
8 3 (1.29%) ADSL
8 3 (1.29%) Wireless
8 3 (1.29%) 2G
9 2 (0.86%) GPRS
9 2 (0.86%) GSM
9 2 (0.86%) UMTS
9 2 (0.86%) 3G
9 2 (0.86%) LTE
9 2 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 17 (7.30%) Finance
2 15 (6.44%) Law
2 15 (6.44%) Legal
3 9 (3.86%) Retail
4 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Publishing
6 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Front Office
7 2 (0.86%) Back Office
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) LINQ
2 1 (0.43%) ODBC
2 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.17%) Blackberry
2 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.58%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (2.58%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.15%) iPad
5 4 (1.72%) iPhone
5 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.72%) Statistics
6 3 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.29%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.86%) NHS
7 2 (0.86%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.43%) BYOD
8 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.43%) DTV
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 182 (78.11%) Windows
2 123 (52.79%) Windows 7
3 51 (21.89%) Windows XP
4 44 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (11.59%) Windows 8
6 22 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.58%) Android
9 10 (4.29%) Linux
10 9 (3.86%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.86%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.00%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.46%) ITIL
2 11 (4.72%) Service Management
3 9 (3.86%) Problem Management
3 9 (3.86%) Asset Management
4 8 (3.43%) Investment Management
5 7 (3.00%) Document Management
5 7 (3.00%) Change Management
6 6 (2.58%) ITSM
6 6 (2.58%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (2.15%) Server Building
8 4 (1.72%) CRM
8 4 (1.72%) Migration
8 4 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (1.72%) Software Deployment
8 4 (1.72%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.29%) Functional Testing
9 3 (1.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.72%) SQL
3 3 (1.29%) VBA
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.73%) MCDST
3 15 (6.44%) MCP
4 14 (6.01%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.43%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.00%) MCITP
7 5 (2.15%) MCSA
8 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.72%) MCSE
9 3 (1.29%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.29%) Degree
9 3 (1.29%) MOS
10 2 (0.86%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.43%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.43%) DCSE
11 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.30%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (45.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.72%) vSphere
3 8 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.15%) XenApp
4 5 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.29%) Xen
6 2 (0.86%) NDS
7 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.43%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (15.88%) SCCM
2 6 (2.58%) AirWatch
2 6 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.86%) WSUS
5 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 114 (48.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.02%) Citrix
3 18 (7.73%) VMware
4 17 (7.30%) Cisco
5 12 (5.15%) Dell
6 9 (3.86%) HP
6 9 (3.86%) Apple
6 9 (3.86%) Symantec
7 8 (3.43%) Reuters
7 8 (3.43%) Bloomberg
8 7 (3.00%) Remedy
9 6 (2.58%) Mitel
10 5 (2.15%) Google
10 5 (2.15%) McAfee
11 4 (1.72%) Adobe
11 4 (1.72%) Polycom
12 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.29%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.29%) Sophos
13 2 (0.86%) Avaya
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