The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 324 356 351
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 89 64 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 46
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£160 £160 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £140 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.34 £122.00 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Desktop Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 25 £175 +7.69% 4
Hayes - 1 £188 -
Lewisham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 118 (87.41%) Windows
2 73 (54.07%) Windows 7
3 67 (49.63%) Active Directory
4 58 (42.96%) Microsoft
5 46 (34.07%) MS Office
6 40 (29.63%) Windows XP
7 37 (27.41%) ITIL
8 35 (25.93%) Blackberry
9 34 (25.19%) MS Excel
10 32 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (20.74%) SCCM
11 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (20.00%) Citrix
13 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
14 23 (17.04%) MS Exchange
15 22 (16.30%) LAN
15 22 (16.30%) WAN
16 21 (15.56%) Legal
17 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (12.59%) Android
19 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (11.11%) Law
20 14 (10.37%) Finance
20 14 (10.37%) Cisco
20 14 (10.37%) MCDST
21 13 (9.63%) Dell
21 13 (9.63%) SLA
21 13 (9.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 13 (9.63%) VMware
22 12 (8.89%) Windows 8

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (17.04%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.93%) Lync
5 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.22%) CMS
7 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) WorkSite
Applications
1 46 (34.07%) MS Office
2 34 (25.19%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MicroStation
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 22 (16.30%) LAN
2 22 (16.30%) WAN
3 11 (8.15%) VPN
4 7 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (4.44%) DNS
6 5 (3.70%) DHCP
7 4 (2.96%) WLAN
8 3 (2.22%) SAN
8 3 (2.22%) Firewall
8 3 (2.22%) ADSL
9 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.74%) Wireless
9 1 (0.74%) 2G
9 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.74%) VLAN
9 1 (0.74%) Intranet
9 1 (0.74%) Internet
9 1 (0.74%) Network Security
9 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (15.56%) Legal
2 15 (11.11%) Law
3 14 (10.37%) Finance
4 5 (3.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Automotive
5 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Local Government
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) LINQ
2 1 (0.74%) COM
2 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.93%) Blackberry
2 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.48%) iPhone
5 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Handset
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) PDA
5 1 (0.74%) BYOD
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 118 (87.41%) Windows
2 73 (54.07%) Windows 7
3 40 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 32 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (12.59%) Android
7 12 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.67%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.19%) Windows Vista
11 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.22%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.48%) Linux
14 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) ITIL
2 10 (7.41%) Asset Management
2 10 (7.41%) Investment Management
3 7 (5.19%) Change Management
4 6 (4.44%) Service Management
5 5 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 4 (2.96%) Online Security
7 3 (2.22%) Functional Testing
7 3 (2.22%) ITSM
7 3 (2.22%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.48%) Document Management
8 2 (1.48%) Fund Management
8 2 (1.48%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.48%) Security Patching
8 2 (1.48%) Migration
8 2 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (0.74%) Information Security
9 1 (0.74%) Analytics
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) VBA
1 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.48%) SQL
3 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) MCDST
3 7 (5.19%) MCITP
4 6 (4.44%) MCP
5 5 (3.70%) MCSE
6 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.22%) MCSA
8 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) Degree
9 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 67 (49.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) vSphere
3 7 (5.19%) XenApp
4 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.48%) NDS
8 1 (0.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.74%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (20.74%) SCCM
2 7 (5.19%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.19%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 58 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.00%) Citrix
3 14 (10.37%) Cisco
4 13 (9.63%) Dell
4 13 (9.63%) VMware
5 11 (8.15%) Apple
6 9 (6.67%) Reuters
6 9 (6.67%) Bloomberg
7 8 (5.93%) Symantec
7 8 (5.93%) HP
8 7 (5.19%) Mitel
9 5 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.70%) Adobe
9 5 (3.70%) McAfee
10 3 (2.22%) Polycom
11 2 (1.48%) Lotus
11 2 (1.48%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.48%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.48%) Wyse
11 2 (1.48%) Remedy
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