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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 519 514 464
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 100 117 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 82
Median daily rate £150 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £140 £145
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 24
Median hourly rate £15.63 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £16.80 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £22.00 £89.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +29.46%
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 -58 36 £175 -6.66% 10
South East +28 21 £125 -13.79% 3
Yorkshire +16 12 £113 +40.62%
North West +23 8 - - 1
East of England +10 8 £165 -21.42% 1
South West +17 6 £210 -
West Midlands -24 6 £128 +21.42%
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £175 -
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 150 (80.21%) Windows
2 107 (57.22%) Active Directory
3 92 (49.20%) Windows 7
4 74 (39.57%) MS Office
5 70 (37.43%) Microsoft
6 68 (36.36%) ITIL
7 42 (22.46%) Finance
8 40 (21.39%) Blackberry
9 36 (19.25%) Windows XP
10 33 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (16.58%) MCP
12 30 (16.04%) DNS
12 30 (16.04%) Citrix
13 27 (14.44%) Office 365
14 26 (13.90%) MS Exchange
14 26 (13.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (13.37%) SLA
15 25 (13.37%) SCCM
15 25 (13.37%) Windows Server
16 24 (12.83%) TCP/IP
17 21 (11.23%) MS Excel
18 20 (10.70%) Legal
19 17 (9.09%) MCDST
19 17 (9.09%) LAN
20 16 (8.56%) VMware
20 16 (8.56%) Service Management
20 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 15 (8.02%) Apple iOS
22 14 (7.49%) DHCP
22 14 (7.49%) Cisco

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 26 (13.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 26 (13.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.07%) CMS
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (39.57%) MS Office
2 21 (11.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) assyst
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Eikon
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.04%) DNS
2 24 (12.83%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.09%) LAN
4 14 (7.49%) DHCP
5 13 (6.95%) WAN
6 9 (4.81%) Extranet
7 8 (4.28%) VPN
8 4 (2.14%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.14%) VoIP
9 3 (1.60%) Internet
9 3 (1.60%) Network Security
10 2 (1.07%) 3G
10 2 (1.07%) Firewall
10 2 (1.07%) MPLS
10 2 (1.07%) SAN
10 2 (1.07%) Skype
10 2 (1.07%) SMS
10 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Legal
3 13 (6.95%) Banking
4 12 (6.42%) Law
5 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.28%) Retail
6 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.60%) Automotive
8 3 (1.60%) German Language
9 2 (1.07%) Advertising
9 2 (1.07%) Back Office
9 2 (1.07%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) International Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) CSS
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
1 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.39%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 10 (5.35%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.28%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.74%) iPhone
6 5 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.60%) CMDB
7 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.60%) Handset
8 2 (1.07%) iPad
8 2 (1.07%) Life Science
8 2 (1.07%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Economics
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 150 (80.21%) Windows
2 92 (49.20%) Windows 7
3 36 (19.25%) Windows XP
4 25 (13.37%) Windows Server
5 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.02%) Apple iOS
7 12 (6.42%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.81%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.74%) Android
9 7 (3.74%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.14%) Unix
11 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.36%) ITIL
2 16 (8.56%) Service Management
3 14 (7.49%) ITIL V3
4 11 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 11 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 10 (5.35%) Application Packaging
5 10 (5.35%) Incident Management
5 10 (5.35%) Line Management
6 9 (4.81%) Document Management
6 9 (4.81%) Project Management
6 9 (4.81%) Release Management
6 9 (4.81%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.74%) Change Management
8 7 (3.74%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.74%) ITSM
9 4 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.14%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.14%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.28%) SQL
2 7 (3.74%) VBA
3 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (16.58%) MCP
3 17 (9.09%) MCDST
4 13 (6.95%) MCSE
5 11 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.28%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) Degree
8 3 (1.60%) MCTS
8 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.53%) HNC
9 1 (0.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 107 (57.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.35%) XenApp
3 7 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (13.37%) SCCM
2 5 (2.67%) AirWatch
2 5 (2.67%) WSUS
3 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.53%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.53%) DameWare
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.53%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 70 (37.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.04%) Citrix
3 16 (8.56%) VMware
4 14 (7.49%) Cisco
5 12 (6.42%) Bloomberg
6 9 (4.81%) Apple
6 9 (4.81%) Reuters
6 9 (4.81%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.28%) HP
7 8 (4.28%) LANDesk
7 8 (4.28%) Remedy
8 6 (3.21%) Symantec
8 6 (3.21%) Wyse
9 4 (2.14%) Google
10 3 (1.60%) Mitel
11 2 (1.07%) Altiris
11 2 (1.07%) Avaya
11 2 (1.07%) Dell
11 2 (1.07%) FactSet
11 2 (1.07%) Kaspersky
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