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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 517 480 436
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 114 130 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 75
Median daily rate £160 £160 £160
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £100 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £256
UK excluding London median daily rate £134 £170 £165
% change year-on-year
-21.32% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 35
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £22.45 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.09%
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 -18 44 £165 +3.12% 6
South East -6 22 £150 -11.76% 3
North West -9 14 £165 -23.25%
East of England +12 8 £151 -1.78%
West Midlands -7 8 £95 +18.75%
Yorkshire +1 7 £165 +40.42%
South West -4 6 £133 +32.50%
East Midlands +9 4 £275 +46.66%
North East -38 1 £190 +90.00%
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 161 (78.54%) Windows
2 108 (52.68%) Active Directory
3 104 (50.73%) Windows 7
4 94 (45.85%) MS Office
5 91 (44.39%) Microsoft
6 76 (37.07%) ITIL
7 60 (29.27%) Citrix
8 50 (24.39%) SCCM
9 49 (23.90%) Finance
10 44 (21.46%) Blackberry
11 41 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 31 (15.12%) MCP
12 31 (15.12%) DNS
13 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (13.17%) MS Exchange
14 27 (13.17%) Windows Server
14 27 (13.17%) Office 365
15 25 (12.20%) Cisco
15 25 (12.20%) Law
16 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (11.22%) VMware
17 23 (11.22%) MCSE
17 23 (11.22%) MS Excel
18 21 (10.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (10.24%) TCP/IP
18 21 (10.24%) XenApp
19 20 (9.76%) SLA
20 19 (9.27%) Legal
20 19 (9.27%) Banking
21 17 (8.29%) MCDST

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 (13.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.41%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (45.85%) MS Office
2 23 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) assyst
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.12%) DNS
2 21 (10.24%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.80%) LAN
4 14 (6.83%) WAN
5 13 (6.34%) DHCP
6 10 (4.88%) VPN
7 7 (3.41%) Extranet
7 7 (3.41%) Internet
8 4 (1.95%) VoIP
9 3 (1.46%) Firewall
9 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.46%) WebEx
10 2 (0.98%) MPLS
10 2 (0.98%) SAN
10 2 (0.98%) Skype
11 1 (0.49%) 3G
11 1 (0.49%) PBX
11 1 (0.49%) SMS
11 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) GIS
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (23.90%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Law
3 19 (9.27%) Banking
3 19 (9.27%) Legal
4 12 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Front Office
6 5 (2.44%) Advertising
6 5 (2.44%) Back Office
6 5 (2.44%) Billing
7 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) International Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) .NET
1 1 (0.49%) CSS
1 1 (0.49%) HTML
1 1 (0.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.46%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.85%) Fat Client
2 12 (5.85%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.95%) iPhone
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.46%) PDA
7 3 (1.46%) Statistics
8 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) BYOD
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 161 (78.54%) Windows
2 104 (50.73%) Windows 7
3 41 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 27 (13.17%) Windows Server
5 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.83%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.39%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.90%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.95%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.98%) Android
12 2 (0.98%) Unix
13 1 (0.49%) Debian
13 1 (0.49%) Linux
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.07%) ITIL
2 15 (7.32%) Service Management
3 12 (5.85%) Application Packaging
4 11 (5.37%) Document Management
5 10 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 10 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.39%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.90%) Asset Management
7 8 (3.90%) ITSM
8 7 (3.41%) Change Management
8 7 (3.41%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.93%) Migration
10 5 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.44%) Software Licensing
11 4 (1.95%) Business Analysis
11 4 (1.95%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (1.46%) Business Continuity
12 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
1 6 (2.93%) SQL
1 6 (2.93%) VBA
2 3 (1.46%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (15.12%) MCP
2 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (11.22%) MCSE
4 17 (8.29%) MCDST
5 16 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.41%) Degree
7 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.46%) ISEB
9 2 (0.98%) IIBA
9 2 (0.98%) MOS
9 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (52.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.24%) XenApp
3 13 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.95%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.46%) UAG
8 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.98%) Xen
9 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (24.39%) SCCM
2 9 (4.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.98%) DameWare
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (44.39%) Microsoft
2 60 (29.27%) Citrix
3 25 (12.20%) Cisco
4 23 (11.22%) VMware
5 14 (6.83%) Bloomberg
6 13 (6.34%) HP
6 13 (6.34%) Symantec
7 12 (5.85%) Reuters
8 10 (4.88%) Dell
9 9 (4.39%) Remedy
10 8 (3.90%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.93%) Altiris
12 4 (1.95%) Apple
12 4 (1.95%) AppSense
12 4 (1.95%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.95%) Sophos
13 3 (1.46%) Adobe
13 3 (1.46%) Avaya
13 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.46%) LANDesk
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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