The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 477 449 443
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 103 127 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 49
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£175 £160 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £165 £135
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.55 £16.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £21.30 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Desktop Support Analyst
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 36 £175 +14.75% 6
North West -3 17 £215 +43.33%
East of England +21 15 £175 +7.19%
South East -30 13 £140 -15.15% 1
South West +3 7 £100 -51.21% 1
North East +9 5 £100 -
East Midlands +3 3 £150 +11.11%
West Midlands -17 3 £180 +28.57%
Desktop Support Analyst
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Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Analyst in their job title.

1 164 (78.10%) Windows
2 109 (51.90%) Windows 7
3 91 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 85 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 72 (34.29%) MS Office
6 47 (22.38%) ITIL
6 47 (22.38%) Windows XP
7 41 (19.52%) Blackberry
8 37 (17.62%) Citrix
9 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
11 25 (11.90%) SCCM
12 24 (11.43%) MS Exchange
12 24 (11.43%) Finance
13 22 (10.48%) SLA
14 20 (9.52%) VMware
14 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (9.52%) Windows 8
15 19 (9.05%) TCP/IP
16 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (7.62%) Banking
17 14 (6.67%) Mac OS X
17 14 (6.67%) Linux
18 13 (6.19%) IBM Notes
18 13 (6.19%) MCP
18 13 (6.19%) Lotus
18 13 (6.19%) Security Cleared
19 12 (5.71%) LAN
19 12 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 11 (5.24%) Symantec

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.19%) IBM Notes
3 12 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.38%) CMS
7 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.95%) Lync
8 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.48%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (34.29%) MS Office
2 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Agresso
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.05%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.71%) LAN
3 10 (4.76%) WAN
4 9 (4.29%) VPN
5 8 (3.81%) DNS
6 6 (2.86%) VoIP
6 6 (2.86%) DHCP
6 6 (2.86%) Firewall
7 5 (2.38%) Wireless
8 3 (1.43%) 3G
9 2 (0.95%) Extranet
9 2 (0.95%) UMTS
9 2 (0.95%) LDAP
9 2 (0.95%) GPRS
9 2 (0.95%) GSM
9 2 (0.95%) 2G
9 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.95%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (11.43%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Law
3 11 (5.24%) Legal
4 8 (3.81%) Back Office
5 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Retail
7 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.95%) COM
1 2 (0.95%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.48%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.52%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.86%) iPhone
4 5 (2.38%) NHS
5 4 (1.90%) SecurID
6 3 (1.43%) PDA
6 3 (1.43%) iPad
7 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.95%) Statistics
7 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) Handset
8 1 (0.48%) Clustering
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 164 (78.10%) Windows
2 109 (51.90%) Windows 7
3 47 (22.38%) Windows XP
4 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 14 (6.67%) Linux
7 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.33%) CentOS
9 6 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.38%) Android
11 4 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.95%) UNIX
12 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.38%) ITIL
2 10 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 8 (3.81%) Document Management
4 7 (3.33%) Migration
4 7 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (1.90%) Change Control
6 3 (1.43%) CRM
6 3 (1.43%) Project Management
6 3 (1.43%) Service Management
7 2 (0.95%) Software Engineering
7 2 (0.95%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (0.95%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (0.95%) Asset Management
7 2 (0.95%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (0.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (0.95%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Management
7 2 (0.95%) Time Management
8 1 (0.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.29%) Java
1 9 (4.29%) SQL
2 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.95%) Python
3 2 (0.95%) PHP
4 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.19%) MCP
2 13 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.76%) Degree
4 9 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.33%) MCSE
6 5 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.90%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.90%) MCSA
8 3 (1.43%) MOS
8 3 (1.43%) MCDST
8 3 (1.43%) MCTS
8 3 (1.43%) MCITP
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 91 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) XenApp
3 8 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.43%) WSUS
4 2 (0.95%) SCOM
4 2 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.95%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.48%) DameWare
5 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.62%) Citrix
3 20 (9.52%) VMware
4 13 (6.19%) Lotus
5 11 (5.24%) Symantec
6 10 (4.76%) Cisco
7 8 (3.81%) Dell
7 8 (3.81%) Apple
7 8 (3.81%) Remedy
8 7 (3.33%) Avaya
9 6 (2.86%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.38%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.38%) HP
10 5 (2.38%) Adobe
11 4 (1.90%) IBM
11 4 (1.90%) Reuters
11 4 (1.90%) Wyse
12 3 (1.43%) Google
13 2 (0.95%) Altiris
13 2 (0.95%) Polycom
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