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 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
UK / England
Rank 506 525 490
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 73 87 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 70
Median daily rate £150 £163 £152
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £257 £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £138 £140
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 22
Median hourly rate £17.13 £22.00 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.15% +32.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £20.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £180.00 £24.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-29.06% +32.30%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +10 30 £168 -8.21% 9
South East +30 25 £150 +3.44% 4
South West +16 6 £125 - 1
North West +19 4 - -
Yorkshire +14 3 £125 -3.84%
West Midlands +10 2 - - 1
East of England +1 2 £113 -34.78%
North East - 1 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 125 (73.53%) Windows
2 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 79 (46.47%) Active Directory
4 75 (44.12%) Windows 7
5 56 (32.94%) MS Office
6 51 (30.00%) ITIL
7 38 (22.35%) Finance
8 30 (17.65%) Citrix
9 26 (15.29%) Windows Server
10 25 (14.71%) MS Excel
10 25 (14.71%) SCCM
11 24 (14.12%) TCP/IP
12 23 (13.53%) MCP
13 20 (11.76%) Blackberry
14 18 (10.59%) LAN
14 18 (10.59%) Office 365
15 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (10.00%) Cisco
15 17 (10.00%) VMware
16 16 (9.41%) Legal
16 16 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (9.41%) SLA
16 16 (9.41%) WSUS
17 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (8.24%) MS Exchange
19 13 (7.65%) Dell
19 13 (7.65%) Bloomberg
20 12 (7.06%) Banking
20 12 (7.06%) Windows 10
20 12 (7.06%) Apple iOS

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 14 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.35%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.35%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.76%) CMS
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (32.94%) MS Office
2 25 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.59%) LAN
3 8 (4.71%) DHCP
4 7 (4.12%) WAN
5 6 (3.53%) DNS
5 6 (3.53%) IP Telephony
5 6 (3.53%) Wireless
6 4 (2.35%) Extranet
6 4 (2.35%) Network Security
6 4 (2.35%) VoIP
7 3 (1.76%) VPN
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.18%) Internet
9 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.59%) Firewall
9 1 (0.59%) Intranet
9 1 (0.59%) Skype
9 1 (0.59%) VLAN
9 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 38 (22.35%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Legal
3 12 (7.06%) Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Retail
5 5 (2.94%) Law
6 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.18%) XMPP
2 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.53%) NHS
3 6 (3.53%) Smartphone
3 6 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.94%) iPad
4 5 (2.94%) iPhone
5 2 (1.18%) CMDB
5 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) PDA
5 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (73.53%) Windows
2 75 (44.12%) Windows 7
3 26 (15.29%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.06%) Windows 10
6 9 (5.29%) Android
6 9 (5.29%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.71%) Mac OS X
8 7 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.18%) CentOS
12 2 (1.18%) Linux
12 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (6.47%) Incident Management
3 10 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 9 (5.29%) Asset Management
5 8 (4.71%) Release Management
6 7 (4.12%) ITIL V3
6 7 (4.12%) Line Management
7 6 (3.53%) Change Control
7 6 (3.53%) Change Management
7 6 (3.53%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.53%) Service Management
8 5 (2.94%) Project Management
8 5 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.35%) Document Management
10 3 (1.76%) Investment Management
10 3 (1.76%) Migration
10 3 (1.76%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.76%) Project Planning
11 2 (1.18%) Disk Encryption
11 2 (1.18%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.71%) VBA
2 7 (4.12%) SQL
3 2 (1.18%) Java
3 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (13.53%) MCP
2 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.88%) Degree
6 8 (4.71%) A+ Certification
6 8 (4.71%) MCSE
7 6 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.94%) MCDST
9 4 (2.35%) MCSA
9 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.59%) HND
12 1 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) SLA
2 7 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 79 (46.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.35%) XenApp
4 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (14.71%) SCCM
2 16 (9.41%) WSUS
3 7 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.94%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.18%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.65%) Citrix
3 17 (10.00%) Cisco
3 17 (10.00%) VMware
4 13 (7.65%) Bloomberg
4 13 (7.65%) Dell
5 10 (5.88%) Remedy
5 10 (5.88%) Reuters
6 8 (4.71%) BMC
6 8 (4.71%) Symantec
7 7 (4.12%) Sophos
8 5 (2.94%) Apple
8 5 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.35%) FactSet
9 4 (2.35%) HP
9 4 (2.35%) Lotus
10 2 (1.18%) AppSense
10 2 (1.18%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.18%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle
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