The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 49 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% 1.20% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.30% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £225 £145 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £171 £170
% change year-on-year
-22.62% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Desktop Analyst
South East

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
368 230 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.66% 91.63% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 118 149
Median daily rate £378 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.60 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
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
Chatham - 1 £225 -
Desktop Analyst
South East

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Desktop 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 Kent region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware