The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 40 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.68% 0.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£131 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £175 £163
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 275 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 92.91% 95.16% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +29.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £35.10 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus