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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 454 457 417
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 130 109 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 61
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£160 £170 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £130 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £290 £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 53
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.70 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +17 61 £160 -8.57% 4
South East -11 23 £145 -17.14% 3
West Midlands -6 9 £180 -
East of England -21 9 £96 -43.38% 1
East Midlands +5 7 £115 -
Yorkshire 0 7 - - 2
South West -34 6 £170 +9.67% 2
North West -9 5 £131 -
North East - - - -
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Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 213 (82.56%) Windows
2 142 (55.04%) Windows 7
3 136 (52.71%) Active Directory
4 112 (43.41%) MS Office
5 101 (39.15%) Microsoft
6 99 (38.37%) Windows XP
7 71 (27.52%) ITIL
8 54 (20.93%) MS Excel
9 53 (20.54%) Blackberry
10 48 (18.60%) MS Exchange
11 43 (16.67%) Citrix
12 35 (13.57%) Finance
13 30 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (11.24%) SCCM
15 28 (10.85%) VMware
16 25 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (8.91%) Windows 8
18 21 (8.14%) Legal
19 20 (7.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 20 (7.75%) Apple
19 20 (7.75%) SLA
19 20 (7.75%) LAN
20 19 (7.36%) IBM Notes
20 19 (7.36%) Lotus
20 19 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (6.98%) iPhone
21 18 (6.98%) Windows Vista
22 17 (6.59%) MCP
23 16 (6.20%) TCP/IP
23 16 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 48 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (7.36%) IBM Notes
4 15 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.55%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.55%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.16%) Lync
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 112 (43.41%) MS Office
2 54 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.78%) assyst
3 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.39%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.39%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.75%) LAN
2 16 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.26%) IP Telephony
4 10 (3.88%) WAN
5 9 (3.49%) VPN
5 9 (3.49%) DNS
5 9 (3.49%) Wireless
6 8 (3.10%) DHCP
7 7 (2.71%) Internet
8 6 (2.33%) VoIP
9 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.78%) Nortel Meridian
10 2 (0.78%) NAS
11 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.39%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.39%) Firewall
11 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.39%) FTP
11 1 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 35 (13.57%) Finance
2 21 (8.14%) Legal
3 14 (5.43%) Law
4 13 (5.04%) Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Retail
5 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.55%) Back Office
6 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.55%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (1.55%) Cantonese Language
7 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.39%) Flash
2 1 (0.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.54%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.98%) iPhone
3 11 (4.26%) Handset
4 10 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.71%) iPad
5 7 (2.71%) PDA
6 4 (1.55%) Firmware
6 4 (1.55%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.78%) FMCG
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) SCADA
9 1 (0.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 213 (82.56%) Windows
2 142 (55.04%) Windows 7
3 99 (38.37%) Windows XP
4 30 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (8.91%) Windows 8
6 19 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.98%) Windows Vista
8 16 (6.20%) Apple iOS
9 13 (5.04%) Mac OS X
9 13 (5.04%) Android
10 4 (1.55%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.16%) Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.39%) UNIX
13 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.39%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.52%) ITIL
2 10 (3.88%) Service Management
3 9 (3.49%) Service Delivery
4 7 (2.71%) ITSM
4 7 (2.71%) Asset Management
5 6 (2.33%) Change Management
6 5 (1.94%) Project Management
6 5 (1.94%) Incident Management
6 5 (1.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (1.94%) Software Deployment
7 4 (1.55%) Software Distribution
7 4 (1.55%) Problem Management
7 4 (1.55%) Migration
7 4 (1.55%) Business Continuity
7 4 (1.55%) Document Management
8 3 (1.16%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.16%) Time Management
8 3 (1.16%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (0.78%) Network Management
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.33%) SQL
2 2 (0.78%) Java
2 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.39%) C
3 1 (0.39%) C#
3 1 (0.39%) VBScript
3 1 (0.39%) VB
3 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.59%) MCP
3 12 (4.65%) Degree
4 11 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.94%) MCDST
6 5 (1.94%) MCSE
7 4 (1.55%) MCTS
8 3 (1.16%) MCSA
8 3 (1.16%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.16%) Dell Certification
9 2 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.39%) MOS
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.39%) CCNP
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 136 (52.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.88%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.55%) XenApp
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (11.24%) SCCM
2 9 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.39%) DameWare
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (39.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.67%) Citrix
3 28 (10.85%) VMware
4 20 (7.75%) Apple
5 19 (7.36%) Lotus
6 15 (5.81%) Symantec
6 15 (5.81%) Cisco
7 11 (4.26%) Remedy
8 9 (3.49%) Bloomberg
8 9 (3.49%) Altiris
8 9 (3.49%) Dell
9 8 (3.10%) HP
10 5 (1.94%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.55%) Oracle
11 4 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.55%) Reuters
12 3 (1.16%) Nortel
12 3 (1.16%) SAP
12 3 (1.16%) Avaya
12 3 (1.16%) CA
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