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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 529 472 425
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 99 143 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 82 91
Median daily rate £155 £155 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £256
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £175 £165
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 36
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £13.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £21.90 £22.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.14%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -39 41 £168 +13.55% 7
North West +13 13 - -
South East -4 9 £120 -28.35% 8
East Midlands +3 8 - -
Yorkshire +2 8 £125 - 1
East of England +17 7 £130 -25.71% 2
South West -5 6 £225 +63.63%
West Midlands -35 4 £300 +207.69%
North East -37 3 £140 -
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 165 (79.71%) Windows
2 122 (58.94%) Active Directory
3 104 (50.24%) Windows 7
4 96 (46.38%) MS Office
5 86 (41.55%) Microsoft
6 80 (38.65%) ITIL
7 51 (24.64%) Citrix
8 49 (23.67%) Windows XP
9 45 (21.74%) Blackberry
10 44 (21.26%) Finance
11 38 (18.36%) SCCM
12 37 (17.87%) DNS
13 33 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (14.98%) MCP
14 31 (14.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 28 (13.53%) MS Exchange
16 27 (13.04%) Office 365
17 24 (11.59%) TCP/IP
18 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 23 (11.11%) Legal
19 21 (10.14%) Law
19 21 (10.14%) LAN
19 21 (10.14%) SLA
19 21 (10.14%) Cisco
20 20 (9.66%) Service Management
20 20 (9.66%) VMware
20 20 (9.66%) MCDST
21 18 (8.70%) WAN
21 18 (8.70%) MCSE
22 17 (8.21%) Apple iOS

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 31 (14.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 28 (13.53%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (46.38%) MS Office
2 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) assyst
1 2 (0.97%) Eikon
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.87%) DNS
2 24 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.14%) LAN
4 18 (8.70%) WAN
5 16 (7.73%) DHCP
6 14 (6.76%) Extranet
7 11 (5.31%) VPN
8 7 (3.38%) Internet
9 5 (2.42%) VoIP
10 3 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.97%) MPLS
11 2 (0.97%) SAN
12 1 (0.48%) 3G
12 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.48%) Firewall
12 1 (0.48%) Network Security
12 1 (0.48%) PBX
12 1 (0.48%) SMS
12 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (21.26%) Finance
2 23 (11.11%) Legal
3 21 (10.14%) Law
4 14 (6.76%) Banking
5 10 (4.83%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.42%) Advertising
6 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.45%) Front Office
8 3 (1.45%) Retail
9 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) German Language
10 1 (0.48%) International Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) .NET
1 1 (0.48%) CSS
1 1 (0.48%) HTML
1 1 (0.48%) ODBC
1 1 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 8 (3.86%) iPhone
4 7 (3.38%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.93%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.93%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.93%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.45%) Handset
6 3 (1.45%) Statistics
6 3 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) CMDB
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Life Science
8 1 (0.48%) BYOD
8 1 (0.48%) Economics
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 165 (79.71%) Windows
2 104 (50.24%) Windows 7
3 49 (23.67%) Windows XP
4 17 (8.21%) Apple iOS
5 16 (7.73%) Windows Server
6 15 (7.25%) Windows 8
6 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.80%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.38%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.42%) Android
11 3 (1.45%) Unix
11 3 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.65%) ITIL
2 20 (9.66%) Service Management
3 16 (7.73%) ITIL V3
4 15 (7.25%) Document Management
5 14 (6.76%) Application Packaging
5 14 (6.76%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.86%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.86%) ITSM
6 8 (3.86%) PRINCE2
6 8 (3.86%) Release Management
6 8 (3.86%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.38%) Asset Management
7 7 (3.38%) Change Management
8 6 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (2.90%) Project Management
9 4 (1.93%) Business Analysis
9 4 (1.93%) Migration
9 4 (1.93%) Software Licensing
9 4 (1.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.42%) SQL
2 5 (2.42%) VBA
3 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (14.98%) MCP
3 20 (9.66%) MCDST
4 18 (8.70%) MCSE
5 12 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.38%) Degree
8 5 (2.42%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.93%) ISEB
10 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) IIBA
11 2 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.97%) MCTS
11 2 (0.97%) MOS
12 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.14%) SLA
System Software
1 122 (58.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.25%) XenApp
3 8 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.86%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.93%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 38 (18.36%) SCCM
2 5 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.97%) DameWare
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.48%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (41.55%) Microsoft
2 51 (24.64%) Citrix
3 21 (10.14%) Cisco
4 20 (9.66%) VMware
5 13 (6.28%) HP
6 11 (5.31%) Bloomberg
6 11 (5.31%) ServiceNow
7 9 (4.35%) Reuters
7 9 (4.35%) Symantec
8 8 (3.86%) Apple
8 8 (3.86%) Dell
8 8 (3.86%) LANDesk
8 8 (3.86%) Remedy
9 6 (2.90%) Wyse
10 5 (2.42%) Altiris
11 4 (1.93%) AppSense
11 4 (1.93%) Canon
11 4 (1.93%) Google
11 4 (1.93%) Sophos
12 2 (0.97%) FactSet
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