The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 401 333 337
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 39 97 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 54
Median daily rate £179 £160 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £175 £150
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.85 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% +20.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +10.66%
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
21982 22163 22652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15669 15505 15385
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 343 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 23 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
City of London +17 2 £213 +13.33% 1
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 London region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 59 (73.75%) Windows
2 47 (58.75%) MS Office
3 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
4 36 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 26 (32.50%) Finance
7 22 (27.50%) ITIL
8 20 (25.00%) Citrix
9 19 (23.75%) Blackberry
10 15 (18.75%) SCCM
11 12 (15.00%) Legal
11 12 (15.00%) VMware
11 12 (15.00%) Banking
12 11 (13.75%) Bloomberg
12 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.50%) Law
14 9 (11.25%) Investment Banking
14 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
14 9 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.25%) Reuters
15 8 (10.00%) SLA
15 8 (10.00%) Asset Management
15 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
15 8 (10.00%) iPhone
15 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
16 7 (8.75%) Cisco
16 7 (8.75%) VPN
16 7 (8.75%) DNS

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) CMS
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (58.75%) MS Office
2 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) assyst
1 2 (2.50%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) DNS
1 7 (8.75%) VPN
2 6 (7.50%) DHCP
2 6 (7.50%) LAN
3 4 (5.00%) Extranet
3 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.50%) MPLS
4 2 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) PBX
5 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.25%) Skype
5 1 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
2 12 (15.00%) Legal
3 10 (12.50%) Law
4 9 (11.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) French Language
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) International Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) CSS
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
1 1 (1.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.00%) iPhone
3 3 (3.75%) Handset
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Economics
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 59 (73.75%) Windows
2 36 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.75%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.50%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.25%) Android
8 3 (3.75%) Unix
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.50%) Document Management
4 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) Release Management
5 4 (5.00%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.50%) Information Security
7 2 (2.50%) ITSM
7 2 (2.50%) Migration
7 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.50%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (1.25%) Case Management
8 1 (1.25%) Conflict Management
8 1 (1.25%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.25%) Ticket Management
8 1 (1.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) VBA
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCDST
3 6 (7.50%) MCP
4 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Degree
6 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) IIBA
6 2 (2.50%) ISEB
6 2 (2.50%) MCSE
6 2 (2.50%) MCTS
6 2 (2.50%) MOS
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) DameWare
3 1 (1.25%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.25%) SafeCom
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) Citrix
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
4 11 (13.75%) Bloomberg
5 9 (11.25%) Reuters
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco
7 6 (7.50%) Apple
8 4 (5.00%) HP
8 4 (5.00%) Lotus
9 2 (2.50%) FactSet
9 2 (2.50%) Google
9 2 (2.50%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
10 1 (1.25%) Altiris
10 1 (1.25%) Bomgar
10 1 (1.25%) iManage
10 1 (1.25%) Mitel
10 1 (1.25%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.25%) Tandberg
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