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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 477 458 449
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 114 128 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 44
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£155 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £106 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £135 £170
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 35
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £38.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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 +30 81 £158 -1.56% 7
East of England +7 9 £200 +107.79% 1
South East -37 9 £143 -1.72% 2
West Midlands +5 5 £110 -38.88% 1
South West -8 4 - -
Yorkshire -31 4 £80 -
Midlands +3 1 - -
North West -37 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
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Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 181 (82.65%) Windows
2 111 (50.68%) Windows 7
3 106 (48.40%) Active Directory
4 102 (46.58%) Microsoft
5 68 (31.05%) MS Office
6 59 (26.94%) Windows XP
7 52 (23.74%) ITIL
8 48 (21.92%) Blackberry
9 47 (21.46%) MS Excel
10 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (17.35%) Citrix
12 36 (16.44%) SCCM
13 35 (15.98%) MS Exchange
14 32 (14.61%) SLA
15 31 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (13.24%) TCP/IP
17 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (11.87%) LAN
17 26 (11.87%) WAN
18 25 (11.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 20 (9.13%) Legal
19 20 (9.13%) MCDST
20 18 (8.22%) Windows 8
20 18 (8.22%) Law
21 17 (7.76%) Finance
22 15 (6.85%) VMware
22 15 (6.85%) Android
23 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
23 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
23 14 (6.39%) Cisco

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (15.98%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.74%) Lync
6 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 68 (31.05%) MS Office
2 47 (21.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) MicroStation
4 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.87%) LAN
2 26 (11.87%) WAN
3 9 (4.11%) VPN
4 7 (3.20%) DNS
4 7 (3.20%) DHCP
4 7 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.83%) VoIP
6 3 (1.37%) SAN
6 3 (1.37%) Extranet
6 3 (1.37%) Firewall
6 3 (1.37%) Wireless
7 2 (0.91%) 2G
7 2 (0.91%) Network Security
7 2 (0.91%) LTE
7 2 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.91%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) 3G
7 2 (0.91%) UMTS
7 2 (0.91%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 20 (9.13%) Legal
2 18 (8.22%) Law
3 17 (7.76%) Finance
4 8 (3.65%) Retail
5 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.83%) Back Office
6 4 (1.83%) Automotive
6 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.37%) Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.91%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.91%) COM
1 2 (0.91%) LINQ
2 1 (0.46%) ODBC
2 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.92%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.28%) iPad
4 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.37%) iPhone
5 2 (0.91%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.91%) BYOD
5 2 (0.91%) NHS
5 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.46%) PDA
6 1 (0.46%) Handset
6 1 (0.46%) PKI
6 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.46%) DTV
6 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 181 (82.65%) Windows
2 111 (50.68%) Windows 7
3 59 (26.94%) Windows XP
4 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.22%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.85%) Android
8 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.57%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.65%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.20%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.28%) Linux
13 2 (0.91%) UNIX
13 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.74%) ITIL
2 10 (4.57%) Investment Management
3 9 (4.11%) Asset Management
4 7 (3.20%) Change Management
5 6 (2.74%) ITSM
5 6 (2.74%) Problem Management
5 6 (2.74%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (2.28%) Service Management
7 4 (1.83%) Online Security
7 4 (1.83%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.37%) Document Management
8 3 (1.37%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.37%) CRM
8 3 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.37%) Software Deployment
8 3 (1.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (1.37%) ITIL V3
9 2 (0.91%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (0.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (0.91%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.28%) VBA
2 4 (1.83%) SQL
3 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) VB
4 1 (0.46%) C
4 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.13%) MCDST
3 12 (5.48%) MCP
4 9 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.65%) MCITP
6 7 (3.20%) MCSE
7 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.91%) Degree
9 2 (0.91%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 106 (48.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.57%) XenApp
3 8 (3.65%) vSphere
4 6 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.37%) Xen
7 2 (0.91%) NDS
8 1 (0.46%) XenServer
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.46%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (16.44%) SCCM
2 7 (3.20%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.20%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.91%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.35%) Citrix
3 15 (6.85%) VMware
4 14 (6.39%) Cisco
5 12 (5.48%) Dell
6 11 (5.02%) Symantec
7 10 (4.57%) Remedy
8 9 (4.11%) Apple
8 9 (4.11%) Bloomberg
9 8 (3.65%) Reuters
9 8 (3.65%) HP
10 7 (3.20%) Mitel
11 5 (2.28%) Google
11 5 (2.28%) Adobe
12 4 (1.83%) McAfee
13 3 (1.37%) Sophos
13 3 (1.37%) Oracle
14 2 (0.91%) Avaya
14 2 (0.91%) Lotus
14 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
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