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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
UK / England
Rank 526 507 463
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 51 84 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 78
Median daily rate £190 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £207
UK excluding London median daily rate £189 £140 £153
% change year-on-year
+34.82% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.15 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £24.70 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +48.27%

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
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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
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 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 -16 31 £195 +11.57% 7
South East +20 13 £211 +48.24% 3
South West +13 3 £190 +15.15% 2
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
North West +15 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +12 1 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 132 (84.08%) Windows
2 87 (55.41%) Active Directory
3 79 (50.32%) Windows 7
4 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
5 52 (33.12%) MS Office
6 50 (31.85%) ITIL
7 31 (19.75%) Finance
8 29 (18.47%) Citrix
9 28 (17.83%) Windows Server
10 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
10 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
11 22 (14.01%) Blackberry
11 22 (14.01%) SCCM
12 21 (13.38%) Office 365
12 21 (13.38%) MCP
13 17 (10.83%) VMware
13 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
13 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (10.19%) WSUS
15 15 (9.55%) Bloomberg
15 15 (9.55%) LAN
15 15 (9.55%) SLA
15 15 (9.55%) Cisco
15 15 (9.55%) Legal
16 13 (8.28%) Windows 10
17 12 (7.64%) Asset Management
18 11 (7.01%) Windows XP
18 11 (7.01%) Reuters
19 10 (6.37%) Dell

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 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.55%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.91%) CMS
6 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 52 (33.12%) MS Office
2 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Eikon
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.55%) LAN
3 9 (5.73%) WAN
4 8 (5.10%) DHCP
4 8 (5.10%) DNS
5 6 (3.82%) IP Telephony
5 6 (3.82%) Network Security
6 4 (2.55%) VoIP
6 4 (2.55%) VPN
6 4 (2.55%) Wireless
7 3 (1.91%) Extranet
8 2 (1.27%) Firewall
8 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.64%) 3G
9 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.64%) Internet
9 1 (0.64%) Skype
9 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
General
1 31 (19.75%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Legal
3 10 (6.37%) Retail
4 9 (5.73%) Banking
5 7 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.55%) Law
6 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.37%) Smartphone
3 9 (5.73%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) iPad
5 5 (3.18%) iPhone
6 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.91%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.91%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.27%) CMDB
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.64%) Handset
8 1 (0.64%) PDA
8 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 132 (84.08%) Windows
2 79 (50.32%) Windows 7
3 28 (17.83%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.28%) Windows 10
6 11 (7.01%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.37%) Apple iOS
8 8 (5.10%) Android
8 8 (5.10%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.10%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.64%) Unix
13 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) ITIL
2 12 (7.64%) Asset Management
3 10 (6.37%) ITIL V3
3 10 (6.37%) Service Management
4 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.10%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.10%) Line Management
6 7 (4.46%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.82%) Change Management
7 6 (3.82%) Project Management
8 5 (3.18%) Release Management
8 5 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.91%) Document Management
9 3 (1.91%) Investment Management
9 3 (1.91%) ITSM
9 3 (1.91%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.91%) Migration
9 3 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (1.91%) Project Planning
9 3 (1.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.73%) VBA
2 7 (4.46%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (13.38%) MCP
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.37%) MCSE
4 8 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.10%) MCDST
5 7 (4.46%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.55%) Degree
7 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.91%) MCSA
9 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) HNC
10 1 (0.64%) HND
10 1 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) HL7
System Software
1 87 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.55%) XenApp
4 3 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (14.01%) SCCM
2 16 (10.19%) WSUS
3 5 (3.18%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.27%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.64%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.64%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.47%) Citrix
3 17 (10.83%) VMware
4 15 (9.55%) Bloomberg
4 15 (9.55%) Cisco
5 11 (7.01%) Reuters
6 10 (6.37%) Dell
7 7 (4.46%) Apple
7 7 (4.46%) ServiceNow
7 7 (4.46%) Sophos
8 5 (3.18%) Remedy
9 4 (2.55%) FactSet
9 4 (2.55%) HP
9 4 (2.55%) Lotus
9 4 (2.55%) Symantec
10 3 (1.91%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.91%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.91%) Mitel
10 3 (1.91%) Wyse
11 2 (1.27%) Lumension
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