The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 64 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.43% 0.55% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £103 £144
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £135 £121
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
656 882 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.31% 96.60% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 478 374
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Desktop Support Analyst
Scotland

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Vista
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) MCDST
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Vista
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCDST
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft