The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 94 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £165 £118 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £134 £170 £165
% change year-on-year
-21.32% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £117.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Desktop Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1498 1269 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.90% 94.63% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 846 743
Average daily rate £408 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Law
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) Document Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (27.27%) Extranet
6 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Extranet
General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Document Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix