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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 444 419 421
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 113 120 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 45
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£160 £171 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £140 £130
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 57 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £23.70 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 0 54 £160 -11.11% 6
East of England +19 25 £170 - 4
South East -24 16 £140 -16.41% 1
West Midlands +5 8 £159 +44.54%
South West -15 5 £108 - 4
North West -5 2 £130 -13.33%
East Midlands +14 1 £195 +85.71%
Desktop Support Analyst
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Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 192 (81.36%) Windows
2 136 (57.63%) Windows 7
3 107 (45.34%) MS Office
4 101 (42.80%) Active Directory
5 86 (36.44%) Microsoft
6 75 (31.78%) Windows XP
7 65 (27.54%) ITIL
8 52 (22.03%) Blackberry
9 46 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (18.22%) Citrix
11 42 (17.80%) MS Excel
12 32 (13.56%) Finance
13 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (13.14%) MS Exchange
14 28 (11.86%) TCP/IP
15 26 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (10.59%) Lotus
16 25 (10.59%) IBM Notes
17 24 (10.17%) VMware
18 23 (9.75%) SCCM
19 22 (9.32%) MCP
19 22 (9.32%) SLA
20 21 (8.90%) Banking
21 20 (8.47%) Symantec
22 19 (8.05%) LAN
23 18 (7.63%) Windows 8
24 17 (7.20%) Java
25 15 (6.36%) WAN
25 15 (6.36%) Back Office
26 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.59%) IBM Notes
3 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.85%) Lync
7 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 107 (45.34%) MS Office
2 42 (17.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) assyst
2 1 (0.42%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.42%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.05%) LAN
3 15 (6.36%) WAN
4 10 (4.24%) VPN
4 10 (4.24%) DNS
5 8 (3.39%) DHCP
6 7 (2.97%) Firewall
7 6 (2.54%) VoIP
8 4 (1.69%) Wireless
8 4 (1.69%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.27%) NAS
9 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.85%) Internet
10 2 (0.85%) Broadband
10 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.85%) LDAP
10 2 (0.85%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
General
1 32 (13.56%) Finance
2 21 (8.90%) Banking
3 15 (6.36%) Back Office
4 10 (4.24%) Legal
5 7 (2.97%) Law
6 5 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.27%) Cantonese Language
8 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Military
9 2 (0.85%) Retail
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.85%) COM
1 2 (0.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.03%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.66%) iPhone
4 6 (2.54%) NHS
4 6 (2.54%) PDA
4 6 (2.54%) iPad
5 4 (1.69%) Handset
5 4 (1.69%) SecurID
5 4 (1.69%) FMCG
6 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.27%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Life Science
8 1 (0.42%) CMDB
8 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 192 (81.36%) Windows
2 136 (57.63%) Windows 7
3 75 (31.78%) Windows XP
4 46 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.63%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.51%) Windows Vista
8 12 (5.08%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.66%) Linux
10 8 (3.39%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.39%) Android
10 8 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.97%) CentOS
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.85%) UNIX
13 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.42%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.54%) ITIL
2 8 (3.39%) Incident Management
3 7 (2.97%) Problem Management
3 7 (2.97%) Asset Management
3 7 (2.97%) Migration
4 5 (2.12%) CRM
4 5 (2.12%) Service Management
5 4 (1.69%) Project Management
5 4 (1.69%) ERP
5 4 (1.69%) Software Distribution
6 3 (1.27%) Change Control
6 3 (1.27%) Time Management
6 3 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (1.27%) Network Management
6 3 (1.27%) Document Management
6 3 (1.27%) ITSM
7 2 (0.85%) Change Management
7 2 (0.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (0.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (0.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.20%) Java
2 10 (4.24%) SQL
3 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.85%) PHP
4 2 (0.85%) VBScript
4 2 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.32%) MCP
3 13 (5.51%) Degree
4 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.81%) MCSE
6 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.97%) Dell Certification
8 6 (2.54%) MCSA
9 5 (2.12%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.69%) MCITP
11 3 (1.27%) MCTS
11 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.85%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CCNP
12 2 (0.85%) CCNA
13 1 (0.42%) MCDST
13 1 (0.42%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (42.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.66%) XenApp
3 8 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.27%) Firmware
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (9.75%) SCCM
2 6 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.69%) WSUS
4 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.85%) SCOM
4 2 (0.85%) FreeIPA
4 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.42%) DameWare
Vendors
1 86 (36.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.22%) Citrix
3 25 (10.59%) Lotus
4 24 (10.17%) VMware
5 20 (8.47%) Symantec
6 13 (5.51%) Cisco
7 11 (4.66%) Dell
8 9 (3.81%) Apple
9 8 (3.39%) HP
10 7 (2.97%) Avaya
10 7 (2.97%) Oracle
11 6 (2.54%) LANDesk
11 6 (2.54%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.12%) Adobe
13 4 (1.69%) Wyse
13 4 (1.69%) McAfee
13 4 (1.69%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.69%) SAP
13 4 (1.69%) AppSense
13 4 (1.69%) Google
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