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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 519 518 477
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 89 97 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 95
Median daily rate £165 £170 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £125 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £217
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 33
Median hourly rate £14.78 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £16.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £22.60 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-32.40% +48.27%
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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -17 46 £190 +8.71% 5
South East +21 21 £130 -11.86% 5
Yorkshire +11 6 £115 +4.54%
South West +10 5 £180 +9.09% 1
East of England +8 4 £165 -21.42%
North West +2 3 - -
West Midlands -32 3 £125 -16.66% 2
North East - 1 £145 -
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 140 (81.87%) Windows
2 97 (56.73%) Active Directory
3 91 (53.22%) Windows 7
4 66 (38.60%) Microsoft
5 56 (32.75%) ITIL
6 54 (31.58%) MS Office
7 34 (19.88%) Finance
8 31 (18.13%) Windows Server
9 28 (16.37%) Blackberry
10 27 (15.79%) Citrix
11 25 (14.62%) MS Excel
12 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
13 22 (12.87%) Office 365
14 21 (12.28%) MS Exchange
14 21 (12.28%) MCP
14 21 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (11.70%) SCCM
15 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (10.53%) Bloomberg
17 16 (9.36%) Windows XP
17 16 (9.36%) SLA
18 15 (8.77%) Asset Management
18 15 (8.77%) LAN
19 14 (8.19%) DNS
19 14 (8.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 14 (8.19%) VMware
19 14 (8.19%) Windows 10
20 13 (7.60%) Legal
20 13 (7.60%) Reuters
21 12 (7.02%) Windows 8

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 21 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.34%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.75%) CMS
7 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (31.58%) MS Office
2 25 (14.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eikon
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.77%) LAN
3 14 (8.19%) DNS
4 10 (5.85%) DHCP
5 9 (5.26%) WAN
6 5 (2.92%) VoIP
7 4 (2.34%) Network Security
7 4 (2.34%) VPN
7 4 (2.34%) Wireless
8 3 (1.75%) Extranet
8 3 (1.75%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.17%) Firewall
9 2 (1.17%) Skype
10 1 (0.58%) 3G
10 1 (0.58%) SMS
10 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
General
1 34 (19.88%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Legal
3 12 (7.02%) Retail
4 10 (5.85%) Banking
5 9 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.34%) Law
6 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.75%) German Language
7 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.37%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.85%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.09%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.51%) iPhone
7 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.34%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.34%) iPad
7 4 (2.34%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.17%) CMDB
8 2 (1.17%) Handset
8 2 (1.17%) Life Science
8 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.17%) Statistics
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Economics
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 140 (81.87%) Windows
2 91 (53.22%) Windows 7
3 31 (18.13%) Windows Server
4 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.36%) Windows XP
6 14 (8.19%) Windows 10
7 12 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.85%) Apple iOS
9 9 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.09%) Android
11 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.17%) Unix
14 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.75%) ITIL
2 15 (8.77%) Asset Management
3 11 (6.43%) ITIL V3
4 9 (5.26%) Release Management
4 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 9 (5.26%) Service Management
5 8 (4.68%) Line Management
5 8 (4.68%) Project Management
6 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.51%) Application Packaging
7 6 (3.51%) Change Management
7 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.34%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.34%) Investment Management
8 4 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.34%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.43%) VBA
2 7 (4.09%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) MCP
1 21 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 9 (5.26%) MCSE
3 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.51%) MCDST
5 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.34%) Degree
7 3 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.75%) MCSA
7 3 (1.75%) MCTS
7 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.58%) HNC
9 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 97 (56.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.34%) XenApp
3 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (11.70%) SCCM
2 9 (5.26%) WSUS
3 5 (2.92%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.17%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.58%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.79%) Citrix
3 18 (10.53%) Bloomberg
4 14 (8.19%) VMware
5 13 (7.60%) Reuters
6 9 (5.26%) Apple
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco
8 7 (4.09%) LANDesk
9 6 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.51%) Wyse
10 5 (2.92%) Dell
11 4 (2.34%) FactSet
11 4 (2.34%) Remedy
12 3 (1.75%) HP
12 3 (1.75%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.75%) Lotus
12 3 (1.75%) Mitel
12 3 (1.75%) Sophos
12 3 (1.75%) Symantec
13 2 (1.17%) AppSense
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