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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 493 436 474
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 102 136 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 26
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£155 £165 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £236 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £153 £175
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 27
Average hourly rate £16.80 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.38 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.75% -15.07%
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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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -8 59 £145 -12.12% 6
South East -21 17 £150 +3.44% 1
East of England +6 10 £175 +35.92%
West Midlands -1 5 £115 -
South West -18 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Yorkshire -27 2 - -
North West -29 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 161 (79.70%) Windows
2 104 (51.49%) Windows 7
3 100 (49.50%) Microsoft
4 97 (48.02%) Active Directory
5 68 (33.66%) MS Office
6 49 (24.26%) Windows XP
7 48 (23.76%) ITIL
8 46 (22.77%) MS Excel
9 38 (18.81%) Blackberry
9 38 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (14.36%) SCCM
10 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
10 29 (14.36%) SLA
11 28 (13.86%) Citrix
11 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (11.88%) LAN
12 24 (11.88%) TCP/IP
13 23 (11.39%) WAN
14 22 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (9.41%) Windows 8
16 18 (8.91%) MCDST
16 18 (8.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (7.92%) Finance
17 16 (7.92%) VMware
18 15 (7.43%) Law
19 14 (6.93%) Cisco
20 13 (6.44%) Legal
20 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
20 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (5.94%) MCP

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.48%) CMS
5 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.99%) Lync
7 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 68 (33.66%) MS Office
2 46 (22.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.50%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.88%) LAN
1 24 (11.88%) TCP/IP
2 23 (11.39%) WAN
3 11 (5.45%) VPN
4 8 (3.96%) DHCP
5 6 (2.97%) DNS
5 6 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.98%) Extranet
6 4 (1.98%) Firewall
6 4 (1.98%) VoIP
7 3 (1.49%) Wireless
8 2 (0.99%) 2G
8 2 (0.99%) UMTS
8 2 (0.99%) GPRS
8 2 (0.99%) GSM
8 2 (0.99%) 3G
8 2 (0.99%) LTE
8 2 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.50%) OpenScape
9 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 16 (7.92%) Finance
2 15 (7.43%) Law
3 13 (6.44%) Legal
4 9 (4.46%) Retail
5 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Front Office
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.99%) LINQ
2 1 (0.50%) ODBC
2 1 (0.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.81%) Blackberry
2 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.48%) iPad
4 4 (1.98%) iPhone
5 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.99%) Statistics
6 2 (0.99%) NHS
6 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.50%) BYOD
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.50%) DTV
7 1 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 161 (79.70%) Windows
2 104 (51.49%) Windows 7
3 49 (24.26%) Windows XP
4 38 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (9.41%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.95%) Android
9 9 (4.46%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.47%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.97%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.48%) Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.76%) ITIL
2 9 (4.46%) Problem Management
3 8 (3.96%) Investment Management
4 7 (3.47%) Asset Management
4 7 (3.47%) Document Management
5 6 (2.97%) Change Management
5 6 (2.97%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (1.98%) Service Management
7 3 (1.49%) CRM
7 3 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.49%) ITSM
7 3 (1.49%) Migration
7 3 (1.49%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (0.99%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (0.99%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (0.99%) ITIL V3
8 2 (0.99%) Fund Management
8 2 (0.99%) Validation
8 2 (0.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.49%) SQL
1 3 (1.49%) VBA
2 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.50%) VB
2 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.91%) MCDST
3 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.94%) MCP
5 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.47%) MCITP
7 4 (1.98%) MCSE
8 3 (1.49%) MOS
8 3 (1.49%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.49%) Degree
9 2 (0.99%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.99%) MCSA
10 1 (0.50%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 97 (48.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.97%) vSphere
4 5 (2.48%) XenApp
4 5 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.49%) Xen
6 2 (0.99%) NDS
7 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (14.36%) SCCM
2 6 (2.97%) AirWatch
2 6 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.99%) WSUS
4 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 100 (49.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.86%) Citrix
3 16 (7.92%) VMware
4 14 (6.93%) Cisco
5 9 (4.46%) Symantec
6 8 (3.96%) Bloomberg
7 7 (3.47%) Remedy
7 7 (3.47%) Reuters
7 7 (3.47%) Dell
8 6 (2.97%) Apple
8 6 (2.97%) Mitel
9 5 (2.48%) Google
9 5 (2.48%) HP
10 3 (1.49%) Adobe
10 3 (1.49%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.49%) Sophos
11 2 (0.99%) Wyse
11 2 (0.99%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.99%) IBM
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle
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