The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£145 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £131 £150 £173
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.03% -3.33%
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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
259 282 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.52% 95.27% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 154 138
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £514 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 40
Average hourly rate £12.46 £16.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.08% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £23.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
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