The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 542 482 432
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 93 147 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 79 92
Median daily rate £148 £170 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £120 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £242 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £175 £150
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 37
Median hourly rate £14.88 £17.88 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.78% +15.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £13.32 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.00 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.60 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +8.85%
Desktop Analyst
UK

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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -70 38 £179 +11.71% 5
North West +19 11 - -
South East +5 11 £115 -32.35% 5
Yorkshire +8 8 £110 +37.50% 2
South West +13 6 £250 - 1
West Midlands -34 6 £130 +8.33%
East of England +8 5 £113 -40.78%
East Midlands -4 4 - - 2
North East -20 4 £158 -
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Desktop 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 England region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 154 (77.78%) Windows
2 115 (58.08%) Active Directory
3 93 (46.97%) Windows 7
4 90 (45.45%) MS Office
5 77 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 76 (38.38%) ITIL
7 45 (22.73%) Blackberry
7 45 (22.73%) Finance
8 43 (21.72%) Windows XP
8 43 (21.72%) Citrix
9 35 (17.68%) DNS
9 35 (17.68%) SCCM
10 34 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (14.14%) MCP
12 27 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 26 (13.13%) MS Exchange
14 25 (12.63%) TCP/IP
14 25 (12.63%) Office 365
15 22 (11.11%) LAN
16 21 (10.61%) MS Excel
16 21 (10.61%) SLA
16 21 (10.61%) Legal
17 19 (9.60%) VMware
17 19 (9.60%) Cisco
17 19 (9.60%) WAN
17 19 (9.60%) MCDST
18 18 (9.09%) Law
19 17 (8.59%) Windows Server
20 15 (7.58%) Apple iOS
20 15 (7.58%) Service Management

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 26 (13.13%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.02%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (45.45%) MS Office
2 21 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) assyst
1 2 (1.01%) Eikon
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.68%) DNS
2 25 (12.63%) TCP/IP
3 22 (11.11%) LAN
4 19 (9.60%) WAN
5 15 (7.58%) DHCP
6 11 (5.56%) Extranet
7 10 (5.05%) VPN
8 5 (2.53%) Internet
9 4 (2.02%) VoIP
10 3 (1.52%) Network Security
10 3 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.01%) 3G
11 2 (1.01%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.01%) MPLS
11 2 (1.01%) SAN
11 2 (1.01%) SMS
11 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.51%) Firewall
12 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (22.73%) Finance
2 21 (10.61%) Legal
3 18 (9.09%) Law
4 13 (6.57%) Banking
5 9 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.54%) Retail
7 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 3 (1.52%) Automotive
8 3 (1.52%) German Language
9 2 (1.01%) Back Office
9 2 (1.01%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) International Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) .NET
1 1 (0.51%) CSS
1 1 (0.51%) HTML
1 1 (0.51%) ODBC
1 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 8 (4.04%) iPhone
4 7 (3.54%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.52%) Handset
8 3 (1.52%) Statistics
8 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.01%) CMDB
9 2 (1.01%) Life Science
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Economics
10 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.51%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 154 (77.78%) Windows
2 93 (46.97%) Windows 7
3 43 (21.72%) Windows XP
4 17 (8.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.58%) Apple iOS
6 14 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.57%) Windows 10
8 11 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.54%) Android
9 7 (3.54%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.52%) Unix
12 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.38%) ITIL
2 15 (7.58%) Service Management
3 13 (6.57%) ITIL V3
4 12 (6.06%) Application Packaging
4 12 (6.06%) Document Management
4 12 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 11 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.05%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.05%) Release Management
7 8 (4.04%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.04%) ITSM
7 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.53%) Change Management
9 5 (2.53%) Project Management
10 4 (2.02%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.02%) Software Deployment
11 3 (1.52%) Line Management
11 3 (1.52%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.03%) SQL
1 6 (3.03%) VBA
2 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.14%) MCP
3 19 (9.60%) MCDST
4 15 (7.58%) MCSE
5 11 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.53%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.53%) Degree
8 4 (2.02%) ISEB
8 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) IIBA
10 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.01%) MCTS
10 2 (1.01%) MOS
11 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.51%) HNC
11 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 115 (58.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.56%) XenApp
3 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.51%) UAG
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (17.68%) SCCM
2 4 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.01%) DameWare
4 1 (0.51%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.51%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 43 (21.72%) Citrix
3 19 (9.60%) Cisco
3 19 (9.60%) VMware
4 13 (6.57%) HP
5 12 (6.06%) Bloomberg
5 12 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 10 (5.05%) Remedy
7 9 (4.55%) Apple
7 9 (4.55%) Reuters
8 8 (4.04%) LANDesk
9 7 (3.54%) Dell
9 7 (3.54%) Symantec
10 6 (3.03%) Wyse
11 4 (2.02%) Altiris
11 4 (2.02%) Google
11 4 (2.02%) Lotus
12 2 (1.01%) AppSense
12 2 (1.01%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.01%) NetIQ
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