The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 420 450 409
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 144 98 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 67
Average daily rate
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£163 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £139 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £156 £175 £145
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 63
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £12.77 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Desktop Analyst
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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 +29 70 £160 -8.57% 10
South East +2 31 £170 -54.66%
South West -18 14 £180 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -9 9 - -
Yorkshire +3 7 £100 - 1
East of England -23 4 £129 -40.11%
East Midlands +3 3 £120 -
North West -7 3 £153 -
North East - - - - 1
Desktop Analyst
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Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 228 (83.52%) Windows
2 161 (58.97%) Windows 7
3 149 (54.58%) Active Directory
4 119 (43.59%) MS Office
5 110 (40.29%) Microsoft
6 104 (38.10%) Windows XP
7 67 (24.54%) ITIL
8 62 (22.71%) MS Excel
9 53 (19.41%) Blackberry
10 50 (18.32%) MS Exchange
10 50 (18.32%) Citrix
11 37 (13.55%) Finance
12 36 (13.19%) SCCM
13 30 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (9.89%) TCP/IP
15 25 (9.16%) VMware
16 24 (8.79%) Windows 8
16 24 (8.79%) Apple
17 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (8.42%) LAN
18 22 (8.06%) Legal
18 22 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 21 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (7.33%) Cisco
20 20 (7.33%) Lotus
20 20 (7.33%) Mac OS X
20 20 (7.33%) IBM Notes
21 19 (6.96%) iPhone
22 18 (6.59%) SLA
22 18 (6.59%) VPN

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 50 (18.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (7.33%) IBM Notes
4 15 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.66%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.93%) Lync
8 3 (1.10%) WorkSite
8 3 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 119 (43.59%) MS Office
2 62 (22.71%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.10%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.73%) assyst
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.37%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.37%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.42%) LAN
3 18 (6.59%) VPN
4 15 (5.49%) Wireless
5 12 (4.40%) WAN
6 11 (4.03%) IP Telephony
6 11 (4.03%) DNS
7 9 (3.30%) DHCP
7 9 (3.30%) Internet
8 8 (2.93%) VoIP
9 3 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (1.10%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.73%) Nortel Meridian
11 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.37%) VLAN
11 1 (0.37%) LDAP
11 1 (0.37%) FTP
11 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 37 (13.55%) Finance
2 22 (8.06%) Legal
3 16 (5.86%) Law
4 13 (4.76%) Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.20%) Back Office
7 5 (1.83%) Retail
7 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.10%) Local Government
9 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.37%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.37%) Flash
2 1 (0.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.41%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.96%) iPhone
3 12 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.66%) Handset
5 7 (2.56%) iPad
5 7 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.83%) PDA
7 4 (1.47%) NHS
8 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) SCADA
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.37%) Equities
10 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.37%) Firmware
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 228 (83.52%) Windows
2 161 (58.97%) Windows 7
3 104 (38.10%) Windows XP
4 30 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.79%) Windows 8
6 21 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.33%) Mac OS X
8 15 (5.49%) Apple iOS
9 14 (5.13%) Android
10 11 (4.03%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.20%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.47%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.10%) Linux
14 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.37%) NetWare
15 1 (0.37%) UNIX
15 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.54%) ITIL
2 13 (4.76%) Service Management
2 13 (4.76%) ITSM
3 11 (4.03%) Service Delivery
4 8 (2.93%) Incident Management
4 8 (2.93%) Asset Management
5 7 (2.56%) Change Management
6 6 (2.20%) Software Deployment
7 5 (1.83%) Business Continuity
7 5 (1.83%) Document Management
7 5 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (1.47%) Project Management
8 4 (1.47%) ITIL V3
9 3 (1.10%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (1.10%) Time Management
9 3 (1.10%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.10%) Migration
10 2 (0.73%) Validation
10 2 (0.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.20%) SQL
2 2 (0.73%) C
3 1 (0.37%) C#
3 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.13%) MCP
3 12 (4.40%) Degree
4 8 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.83%) MCDST
6 5 (1.83%) MCTS
7 4 (1.47%) MCSE
8 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.73%) MCSA
8 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.37%) MCITP
9 1 (0.37%) MOS
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 149 (54.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.66%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.93%) XenApp
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (13.19%) SCCM
2 8 (2.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.37%) DameWare
Vendors
1 110 (40.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.32%) Citrix
3 25 (9.16%) VMware
4 24 (8.79%) Apple
5 20 (7.33%) Cisco
5 20 (7.33%) Lotus
6 14 (5.13%) Symantec
7 13 (4.76%) HP
8 12 (4.40%) Remedy
9 10 (3.66%) Bloomberg
9 10 (3.66%) Altiris
10 6 (2.20%) Dell
11 5 (1.83%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.83%) Reuters
12 4 (1.47%) Avaya
12 4 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.10%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.10%) Nortel
13 3 (1.10%) Adobe
14 2 (0.73%) Sophos
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