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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 520 520 447
Rank change year-on-year
0 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 106 131 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 93
Median daily rate £158 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £145 £150
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £89.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +28.57%
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -53 40 £190 +5.55% 9
South East +31 21 £125 -13.79% 4
Yorkshire +19 12 £113 -45.58%
South West +22 10 £238 -
North West +26 8 - - 1
West Midlands -15 8 £130 +8.33%
East of England +10 4 £143 -31.78% 1
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £175 -
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 160 (77.29%) Windows
2 114 (55.07%) Active Directory
3 100 (48.31%) Windows 7
4 84 (40.58%) MS Office
5 73 (35.27%) Microsoft
6 71 (34.30%) ITIL
7 46 (22.22%) Finance
8 40 (19.32%) Blackberry
9 39 (18.84%) Windows XP
10 34 (16.43%) Citrix
10 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (15.46%) SCCM
12 31 (14.98%) Office 365
13 30 (14.49%) DNS
14 27 (13.04%) MCP
15 26 (12.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 25 (12.08%) MS Exchange
17 24 (11.59%) TCP/IP
18 22 (10.63%) MS Excel
18 22 (10.63%) Windows Server
19 21 (10.14%) SLA
19 21 (10.14%) VMware
20 20 (9.66%) LAN
21 18 (8.70%) Legal
22 17 (8.21%) MCDST
23 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
23 16 (7.73%) WAN
24 15 (7.25%) Cisco
24 15 (7.25%) Apple iOS
25 14 (6.76%) Windows 10

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 26 (12.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 25 (12.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.93%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (40.58%) MS Office
2 22 (10.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Eikon
2 1 (0.48%) assyst
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.98%) 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 30 (14.49%) DNS
2 24 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.66%) LAN
4 16 (7.73%) WAN
5 14 (6.76%) DHCP
6 9 (4.35%) Extranet
6 9 (4.35%) VPN
7 4 (1.93%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.93%) VoIP
8 3 (1.45%) Internet
8 3 (1.45%) Network Security
9 2 (0.97%) 3G
9 2 (0.97%) Firewall
9 2 (0.97%) MPLS
9 2 (0.97%) SAN
9 2 (0.97%) SMS
9 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.48%) PBX
10 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Legal
3 14 (6.76%) Banking
3 14 (6.76%) Law
4 10 (4.83%) Retail
5 9 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.45%) Automotive
8 3 (1.45%) German Language
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) International Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) .NET
1 1 (0.48%) CSS
1 1 (0.48%) HTML
1 1 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.32%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.80%) Smartphone
3 8 (3.86%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.38%) iPhone
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.93%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.93%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.93%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.45%) Handset
7 3 (1.45%) Statistics
8 2 (0.97%) CMDB
8 2 (0.97%) iPad
8 2 (0.97%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Economics
9 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 160 (77.29%) Windows
2 100 (48.31%) Windows 7
3 39 (18.84%) Windows XP
4 22 (10.63%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.25%) Apple iOS
7 14 (6.76%) Windows 10
8 12 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.35%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.38%) Android
10 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.93%) Unix
12 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.30%) ITIL
2 14 (6.76%) Service Management
3 13 (6.28%) Asset Management
4 12 (5.80%) Release Management
5 11 (5.31%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.83%) Application Packaging
6 10 (4.83%) Incident Management
6 10 (4.83%) ITIL V3
6 10 (4.83%) Project Management
7 9 (4.35%) Document Management
7 9 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.38%) Change Management
8 7 (3.38%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.38%) ITSM
8 7 (3.38%) Line Management
9 4 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.93%) Software Deployment
9 4 (1.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.86%) SQL
2 7 (3.38%) VBA
3 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (13.04%) MCP
3 17 (8.21%) MCDST
4 13 (6.28%) MCSE
5 11 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.38%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.90%) Degree
8 5 (2.42%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.93%) ISEB
10 3 (1.45%) MCTS
10 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) IIBA
12 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.48%) HNC
12 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.48%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.48%) HL7
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 114 (55.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.83%) XenApp
3 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (15.46%) SCCM
2 5 (2.42%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.97%) WSUS
5 1 (0.48%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) DameWare
5 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.48%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 73 (35.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.43%) Citrix
3 21 (10.14%) VMware
4 15 (7.25%) Cisco
5 13 (6.28%) Bloomberg
5 13 (6.28%) HP
6 10 (4.83%) Reuters
7 9 (4.35%) Apple
7 9 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.86%) LANDesk
8 8 (3.86%) Remedy
9 6 (2.90%) Symantec
9 6 (2.90%) Wyse
10 5 (2.42%) Dell
11 4 (1.93%) Google
11 4 (1.93%) Lotus
12 3 (1.45%) FactSet
12 3 (1.45%) Mitel
13 2 (0.97%) Altiris
13 2 (0.97%) Virgin Media
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