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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 348 306 302
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 51 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 44
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£150 £170 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £263 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £153 £145
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £22.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.05 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% +10.34%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 15 £145 -40.51% 3
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 91 (75.83%) Windows
2 63 (52.50%) Windows 7
3 55 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 48 (40.00%) MS Office
5 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.83%) Windows XP
7 29 (24.17%) Blackberry
8 25 (20.83%) Citrix
9 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
10 20 (16.67%) Finance
10 20 (16.67%) ITIL
11 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (15.00%) Banking
13 16 (13.33%) SCCM
14 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
15 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
15 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (10.00%) Law
16 12 (10.00%) Legal
17 11 (9.17%) VMware
17 11 (9.17%) MCP
18 10 (8.33%) IBM Notes
18 10 (8.33%) Cisco
18 10 (8.33%) Lotus
19 9 (7.50%) XenApp
20 8 (6.67%) Windows 8
20 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (6.67%) Apple

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) CMS
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.50%) Lync
7 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) TeamSite
Applications
1 48 (40.00%) MS Office
2 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) assyst
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.67%) LAN
3 7 (5.83%) WAN
4 5 (4.17%) DHCP
4 5 (4.17%) VoIP
4 5 (4.17%) VPN
5 4 (3.33%) DNS
6 3 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (2.50%) Firewall
7 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.67%) LDAP
8 1 (0.83%) ADSL
8 1 (0.83%) Broadband
8 1 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) 3G
8 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Banking
3 12 (10.00%) Law
3 12 (10.00%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Back Office
5 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Front Office
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) COM
2 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.17%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) iPhone
4 3 (2.50%) iPad
4 3 (2.50%) SecurID
5 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Handset
5 2 (1.67%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 91 (75.83%) Windows
2 63 (52.50%) Windows 7
3 31 (25.83%) Windows XP
4 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.17%) Linux
8 4 (3.33%) Android
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (5.00%) Migration
2 6 (5.00%) Document Management
3 4 (3.33%) ERP
4 3 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.50%) CRM
4 3 (2.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (2.50%) Investment Management
4 3 (2.50%) Time Management
5 2 (1.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (1.67%) Workflow
5 2 (1.67%) Project Management
5 2 (1.67%) Service Management
6 1 (0.83%) Validation
6 1 (0.83%) B2B
6 1 (0.83%) Configuration Management
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2
6 1 (0.83%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.83%) Java
2 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.17%) MCP
3 6 (5.00%) MCSA
4 5 (4.17%) MCSE
5 4 (3.33%) MOS
5 4 (3.33%) Degree
6 3 (2.50%) MCTS
6 3 (2.50%) MCITP
6 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.50%) XenApp
3 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) Xen
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) SCOM
2 2 (1.67%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.83%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.83%) Citrix
3 11 (9.17%) VMware
4 10 (8.33%) Cisco
4 10 (8.33%) Lotus
5 8 (6.67%) Symantec
5 8 (6.67%) Apple
6 7 (5.83%) Bloomberg
6 7 (5.83%) Avaya
7 5 (4.17%) Reuters
8 4 (3.33%) AppSense
8 4 (3.33%) Dell
9 3 (2.50%) Google
9 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.67%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.67%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.67%) Polycom
10 2 (1.67%) HP
10 2 (1.67%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) Adobe