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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 518 477 445
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 101 141 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 98
Median daily rate £163 £155 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £118 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £173 £170
% change year-on-year
-27.53% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £21.55 £20.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
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
46192 48206 46494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30537 30869 29074
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1851 1907
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 25 June 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 -3 45 £175 +18.64% 11
South East -12 15 £188 +11.94% 6
North West -6 10 - - 2
East of England +14 7 £150 -14.28%
West Midlands -19 7 £95 -2.56%
East Midlands +8 6 - -
Yorkshire +4 4 £125 +6.38% 4
North East -55 4 £165 +65.00%
South West -5 3 - - 4
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 156 (78.39%) Windows
2 111 (55.78%) Active Directory
3 96 (48.24%) MS Office
4 93 (46.73%) Windows 7
5 87 (43.72%) Microsoft
6 77 (38.69%) ITIL
7 57 (28.64%) Citrix
8 46 (23.12%) Finance
9 43 (21.61%) SCCM
10 42 (21.11%) Windows XP
11 41 (20.60%) Blackberry
12 34 (17.09%) DNS
13 28 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (14.07%) MCP
14 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange
14 27 (13.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
15 25 (12.56%) Office 365
16 23 (11.56%) VMware
16 23 (11.56%) Law
16 23 (11.56%) Legal
17 22 (11.06%) Cisco
18 21 (10.55%) TCP/IP
19 20 (10.05%) SLA
20 19 (9.55%) LAN
20 19 (9.55%) MCDST
20 19 (9.55%) Windows Server
21 17 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 17 (8.54%) XenApp
21 17 (8.54%) WAN

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 (13.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (4.02%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.01%) CMS
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (48.24%) MS Office
2 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) assyst
1 2 (1.01%) Eikon
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.09%) DNS
2 21 (10.55%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.55%) LAN
4 17 (8.54%) WAN
5 15 (7.54%) DHCP
6 12 (6.03%) Extranet
7 10 (5.03%) VPN
8 7 (3.52%) Internet
9 3 (1.51%) Firewall
9 3 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.51%) VoIP
9 3 (1.51%) WebEx
10 2 (1.01%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.01%) MPLS
10 2 (1.01%) SAN
10 2 (1.01%) Skype
11 1 (0.50%) 3G
11 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.50%) PBX
11 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (23.12%) Finance
2 23 (11.56%) Law
2 23 (11.56%) Legal
3 16 (8.04%) Banking
4 12 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.51%) Advertising
6 5 (2.51%) Front Office
7 4 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.51%) Billing
9 2 (1.01%) French Language
9 2 (1.01%) Retail
10 1 (0.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.50%) International Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) .NET
1 1 (0.50%) CSS
1 1 (0.50%) HTML
1 1 (0.50%) ODBC
1 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.60%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.02%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.02%) Smartphone
2 8 (4.02%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.02%) iPhone
5 5 (2.51%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.51%) Statistics
7 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) CMDB
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) Handset
7 2 (1.01%) Life Science
8 1 (0.50%) BYOD
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Fintech
8 1 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 156 (78.39%) Windows
2 93 (46.73%) Windows 7
3 42 (21.11%) Windows XP
4 19 (9.55%) Windows Server
5 17 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.54%) Apple iOS
7 12 (6.03%) Windows 8
7 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.02%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.02%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.51%) Android
10 5 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.01%) Unix
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.69%) ITIL
2 17 (8.54%) Service Management
3 15 (7.54%) Document Management
4 14 (7.04%) ITIL V3
5 12 (6.03%) Application Packaging
5 12 (6.03%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.03%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.02%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.02%) ITSM
7 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.52%) Change Management
8 7 (3.52%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.52%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.02%) Release Management
9 6 (3.02%) Software Licensing
10 5 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.01%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.01%) Migration
11 4 (2.01%) Project Management
11 4 (2.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.51%) SQL
2 5 (2.51%) VBA
3 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (14.07%) MCP
1 28 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.55%) MCDST
3 17 (8.54%) MCSE
4 14 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.02%) Degree
6 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.51%) ISEB
8 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.01%) IIBA
9 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.01%) MOS
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.05%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (55.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.54%) XenApp
3 11 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.52%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.01%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.51%) UAG
8 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.01%) Xen
9 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (21.61%) SCCM
2 5 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.51%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.01%) DameWare
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (43.72%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.64%) Citrix
3 23 (11.56%) VMware
4 22 (11.06%) Cisco
5 15 (7.54%) HP
6 13 (6.53%) Bloomberg
7 11 (5.53%) Reuters
7 11 (5.53%) ServiceNow
8 10 (5.03%) Dell
9 9 (4.52%) Remedy
9 9 (4.52%) Symantec
10 7 (3.52%) LANDesk
11 6 (3.02%) Apple
12 5 (2.51%) Altiris
13 4 (2.01%) AppSense
13 4 (2.01%) Canon
13 4 (2.01%) Sophos
14 3 (1.51%) Avaya
14 3 (1.51%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.51%) Wyse
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