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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 512 476 437
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 105 133 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 77
Median daily rate £163 £160 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £101 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-22.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.50 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.09 £20.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 24 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 24 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 24 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 42 £178 +14.51% 7
South East -20 17 £140 -16.41% 1
North West -14 13 £150 -30.23% 3
East of England +12 9 £133 -24.28% 1
West Midlands 0 8 £95 +18.75%
East Midlands +20 5 £275 +46.66% 1
Yorkshire +9 5 £125 +6.38%
South West -7 5 £171 +71.25% 2
North East -57 1 £190 +90.00% 1
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 165 (81.28%) Windows
2 111 (54.68%) Active Directory
3 101 (49.75%) Windows 7
4 98 (48.28%) MS Office
5 89 (43.84%) Microsoft
6 75 (36.95%) ITIL
7 57 (28.08%) Citrix
8 51 (25.12%) Finance
9 48 (23.65%) Blackberry
9 48 (23.65%) SCCM
10 43 (21.18%) Windows XP
11 33 (16.26%) MCP
12 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (15.27%) DNS
14 28 (13.79%) MS Exchange
14 28 (13.79%) Law
15 26 (12.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 26 (12.81%) Office 365
16 25 (12.32%) Windows Server
17 24 (11.82%) Legal
17 24 (11.82%) Cisco
18 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (11.33%) MCSE
19 22 (10.84%) MS Excel
19 22 (10.84%) VMware
19 22 (10.84%) XenApp
20 21 (10.34%) MCDST
21 20 (9.85%) TCP/IP
22 18 (8.87%) SLA
23 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003

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 28 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (48.28%) MS Office
2 22 (10.84%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.48%) 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 (0.99%) assyst
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.99%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.27%) DNS
2 20 (9.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.90%) LAN
4 12 (5.91%) DHCP
4 12 (5.91%) WAN
5 11 (5.42%) Extranet
5 11 (5.42%) VPN
6 8 (3.94%) Internet
7 3 (1.48%) Firewall
7 3 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.48%) VoIP
7 3 (1.48%) WebEx
8 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.99%) MPLS
8 2 (0.99%) SAN
8 2 (0.99%) Skype
9 1 (0.49%) 3G
9 1 (0.49%) PBX
9 1 (0.49%) SMS
9 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
General
1 51 (25.12%) Finance
2 28 (13.79%) Law
3 24 (11.82%) Legal
4 15 (7.39%) Banking
5 11 (5.42%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.46%) Advertising
6 5 (2.46%) Billing
6 5 (2.46%) Front Office
7 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) International Banking
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 48 (23.65%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.91%) Fat Client
2 12 (5.91%) Smartphone
2 12 (5.91%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.46%) iPhone
4 5 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.48%) Handset
6 3 (1.48%) Statistics
7 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.99%) CMDB
7 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) BYOD
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.49%) PDA
8 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 165 (81.28%) Windows
2 101 (49.75%) Windows 7
3 43 (21.18%) Windows XP
4 25 (12.32%) Windows Server
5 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.90%) Apple iOS
8 12 (5.91%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.43%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.97%) Android
10 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.99%) Unix
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.95%) ITIL
2 16 (7.88%) Service Management
3 15 (7.39%) Document Management
4 13 (6.40%) ITIL V3
5 12 (5.91%) Application Packaging
6 11 (5.42%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.93%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.43%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.45%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.45%) Change Management
9 7 (3.45%) ITSM
10 6 (2.96%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.46%) Migration
11 5 (2.46%) Software Licensing
12 4 (1.97%) Business Analysis
12 4 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (1.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (1.48%) Business Continuity
13 3 (1.48%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.46%) SQL
2 5 (2.46%) VBA
3 1 (0.49%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (16.26%) MCP
2 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (11.33%) MCSE
4 21 (10.34%) MCDST
5 15 (7.39%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.94%) Degree
7 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) ISEB
8 3 (1.48%) MOS
8 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.99%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.99%) IIBA
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 18 (8.87%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (54.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.84%) XenApp
3 13 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.94%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.97%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.48%) UAG
8 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.99%) Xen
9 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (23.65%) SCCM
2 7 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.99%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.99%) DameWare
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.49%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.08%) Citrix
3 24 (11.82%) Cisco
4 22 (10.84%) VMware
5 13 (6.40%) Bloomberg
5 13 (6.40%) HP
6 11 (5.42%) Reuters
7 10 (4.93%) Dell
7 10 (4.93%) ServiceNow
7 10 (4.93%) Symantec
8 9 (4.43%) Remedy
9 6 (2.96%) Altiris
10 5 (2.46%) Apple
11 4 (1.97%) AppSense
11 4 (1.97%) Sophos
12 3 (1.48%) Adobe
12 3 (1.48%) Avaya
12 3 (1.48%) Canon
12 3 (1.48%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.48%) LANDesk
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