The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 527 498 446
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 89 114 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 83
Median daily rate £153 £148 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £116 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £155 £170
% change year-on-year
-17.74% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 29
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £21.90 £20.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Desktop Support 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
47023 47467 46270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31062 30430 28861
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 £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1390 1810 1901
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 £43.55 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the England region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the England region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 -22 35 £163 +12.06% 10
South East -2 15 £188 +25.00% 4
North West -2 10 - - 1
East of England +15 7 £150 -14.28%
Yorkshire +1 6 £125 +6.38% 4
East Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands -23 4 £95 -17.39%
North East -58 4 £165 +65.00%
South West -6 3 - - 3
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 141 (81.50%) Windows
2 101 (58.38%) Active Directory
3 84 (48.55%) MS Office
3 84 (48.55%) Windows 7
4 78 (45.09%) Microsoft
5 69 (39.88%) ITIL
6 50 (28.90%) Citrix
7 40 (23.12%) Windows XP
7 40 (23.12%) Finance
8 39 (22.54%) Blackberry
9 35 (20.23%) SCCM
10 34 (19.65%) DNS
11 26 (15.03%) MS Exchange
11 26 (15.03%) MCP
12 25 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (14.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (14.45%) Office 365
13 21 (12.14%) Legal
13 21 (12.14%) Cisco
14 20 (11.56%) SLA
14 20 (11.56%) TCP/IP
15 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
15 19 (10.98%) Law
15 19 (10.98%) MCDST
16 18 (10.40%) LAN
16 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
17 17 (9.83%) XenApp
18 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (9.25%) WAN
19 15 (8.67%) DHCP

Desktop Support 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 (15.03%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.47%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (48.55%) MS Office
2 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) assyst
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.65%) DNS
2 20 (11.56%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.40%) LAN
4 16 (9.25%) WAN
5 15 (8.67%) DHCP
6 12 (6.94%) Extranet
7 9 (5.20%) VPN
8 7 (4.05%) Internet
9 3 (1.73%) Firewall
9 3 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.73%) VoIP
10 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.16%) MPLS
10 2 (1.16%) SAN
11 1 (0.58%) 3G
11 1 (0.58%) PBX
11 1 (0.58%) SMS
11 1 (0.58%) SSL
11 1 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (23.12%) Finance
2 21 (12.14%) Legal
3 19 (10.98%) Law
4 13 (7.51%) Banking
5 9 (5.20%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.89%) Advertising
8 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.73%) Billing
9 3 (1.73%) Front Office
10 2 (1.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.58%) Back Office
11 1 (0.58%) International Banking
11 1 (0.58%) Marketing
11 1 (0.58%) Military
11 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) .NET
1 1 (0.58%) CSS
1 1 (0.58%) HTML
1 1 (0.58%) ODBC
1 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.54%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.62%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.62%) Smartphone
2 8 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.47%) iPhone
5 5 (2.89%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.16%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.16%) Handset
8 2 (1.16%) Life Science
8 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.58%) BYOD
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) Fintech
9 1 (0.58%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 141 (81.50%) Windows
2 84 (48.55%) Windows 7
3 40 (23.12%) Windows XP
4 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.67%) Apple iOS
7 11 (6.36%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.89%) Android
8 5 (2.89%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.31%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.16%) Unix
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.88%) ITIL
2 15 (8.67%) Service Management
3 14 (8.09%) Document Management
3 14 (8.09%) ITIL V3
4 12 (6.94%) Problem Management
5 10 (5.78%) Application Packaging
6 9 (5.20%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.62%) ITSM
8 7 (4.05%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.47%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.47%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.47%) Software Licensing
10 5 (2.89%) Change Management
11 4 (2.31%) Release Management
12 3 (1.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.73%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (1.73%) Performance Optimisation
12 3 (1.73%) Project Management
12 3 (1.73%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.89%) VBA
2 4 (2.31%) SQL
3 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) MCP
2 25 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.98%) MCDST
4 15 (8.67%) MCSE
5 12 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.31%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) Degree
9 2 (1.16%) MOS
10 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.56%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (58.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.83%) XenApp
3 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.05%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.31%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.73%) UAG
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (20.23%) SCCM
2 5 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.73%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.16%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.16%) DameWare
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.58%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (45.09%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.90%) Citrix
3 21 (12.14%) Cisco
4 15 (8.67%) VMware
5 10 (5.78%) Bloomberg
6 9 (5.20%) HP
6 9 (5.20%) Remedy
6 9 (5.20%) ServiceNow
6 9 (5.20%) Symantec
7 8 (4.62%) Reuters
8 7 (4.05%) LANDesk
9 6 (3.47%) Apple
10 5 (2.89%) Altiris
10 5 (2.89%) Dell
11 4 (2.31%) AppSense
11 4 (2.31%) Canon
11 4 (2.31%) Sophos
12 3 (1.73%) Avaya
12 3 (1.73%) Google
12 3 (1.73%) Wyse
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