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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 475 438 418
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 108 137 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 49
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£175 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £165 £136
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 53 34
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £13.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £22.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +18.51%
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
46715 45592 39854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.44% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28913 27925 23439
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1846 1926 2117
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
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 £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -17 44 £175 +9.37% 7
East of England +13 16 £175 +7.19%
North West -6 16 £220 +46.66% 2
South East -31 16 £140 -18.84% 3
North East +9 4 £100 - 1
South West 0 4 £100 -24.52% 3
West Midlands -7 3 £180 +50.00%
East Midlands -10 3 £150 +42.85%
Desktop Support Analyst
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Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 184 (79.65%) Windows
2 125 (54.11%) Windows 7
3 98 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 91 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 87 (37.66%) MS Office
6 58 (25.11%) Windows XP
7 52 (22.51%) ITIL
8 46 (19.91%) Blackberry
9 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (16.88%) Citrix
11 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
12 29 (12.55%) MS Exchange
12 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (11.69%) Finance
14 26 (11.26%) SCCM
15 24 (10.39%) TCP/IP
16 23 (9.96%) VMware
17 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (9.09%) Windows 8
18 20 (8.66%) SLA
19 18 (7.79%) Banking
20 16 (6.93%) Lotus
20 16 (6.93%) LAN
20 16 (6.93%) IBM Notes
20 16 (6.93%) MCP
20 16 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 14 (6.06%) Symantec
21 14 (6.06%) Mac OS X
21 14 (6.06%) WAN
22 13 (5.63%) Linux

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (12.55%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.93%) IBM Notes
2 16 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.16%) CMS
7 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 87 (37.66%) MS Office
2 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Agresso
1 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.46%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.39%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.93%) LAN
3 14 (6.06%) WAN
4 10 (4.33%) DNS
5 9 (3.90%) VPN
6 8 (3.46%) DHCP
7 6 (2.60%) VoIP
7 6 (2.60%) Firewall
8 5 (2.16%) Wireless
9 3 (1.30%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.87%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.87%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.87%) Internet
10 2 (0.87%) Extranet
10 2 (0.87%) LDAP
10 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.43%) 3G
11 1 (0.43%) DSL
11 1 (0.43%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (11.69%) Finance
2 18 (7.79%) Banking
3 12 (5.19%) Law
4 11 (4.76%) Legal
5 10 (4.33%) Back Office
6 4 (1.73%) Retail
6 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Front Office
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) Application Packaging
1 2 (0.87%) COM
2 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.91%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.60%) iPhone
4 5 (2.16%) NHS
5 4 (1.73%) SecurID
6 3 (1.30%) Handset
6 3 (1.30%) PDA
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.87%) Statistics
7 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 184 (79.65%) Windows
2 125 (54.11%) Windows 7
3 58 (25.11%) Windows XP
4 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 14 (6.06%) Mac OS X
8 13 (5.63%) Linux
9 8 (3.46%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.03%) CentOS
11 6 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.16%) Android
13 4 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.87%) UNIX
15 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.51%) ITIL
2 10 (4.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (3.46%) Document Management
3 8 (3.46%) Migration
4 7 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 5 (2.16%) Asset Management
6 4 (1.73%) Change Control
6 4 (1.73%) CRM
7 3 (1.30%) Service Management
7 3 (1.30%) Project Management
8 2 (0.87%) Software Engineering
8 2 (0.87%) Investment Management
8 2 (0.87%) Time Management
8 2 (0.87%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (0.87%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (0.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (0.87%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (0.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.76%) SQL
1 11 (4.76%) Java
2 6 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.87%) PHP
3 2 (0.87%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) VBScript
4 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.93%) MCP
3 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.76%) Degree
5 8 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.46%) MCSE
6 5 (2.16%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.73%) MOS
7 4 (1.73%) Dell Certification
7 4 (1.73%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.73%) MCSA
8 3 (1.30%) MCTS
8 3 (1.30%) MCDST
8 3 (1.30%) MCITP
9 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 98 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.63%) XenApp
3 10 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.43%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (11.26%) SCCM
2 5 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.30%) WSUS
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
4 2 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.87%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.43%) DameWare
5 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 91 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.88%) Citrix
3 23 (9.96%) VMware
4 16 (6.93%) Lotus
5 14 (6.06%) Symantec
6 11 (4.76%) Cisco
7 10 (4.33%) Dell
8 9 (3.90%) Apple
9 7 (3.03%) Remedy
9 7 (3.03%) Avaya
10 6 (2.60%) LANDesk
10 6 (2.60%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.16%) HP
11 5 (2.16%) Adobe
12 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.73%) IBM
12 4 (1.73%) McAfee
12 4 (1.73%) Reuters
12 4 (1.73%) Wyse
13 3 (1.30%) AppSense
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