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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 356 336 345
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 47 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 28
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£160 £150 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £211 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £170 £145
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Average hourly rate £19.88 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £16.20 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +13.55%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 9 £195 +18.18% 5
Welling - 2 £110 -
Feltham - 1 - - 1
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (82.00%) Windows
2 60 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 46 (46.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (36.00%) MS Office
5 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
6 31 (31.00%) ITIL
7 24 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 24 (24.00%) Blackberry
8 21 (21.00%) Citrix
8 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (16.00%) SCCM
10 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (13.00%) Banking
11 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (12.00%) Finance
12 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.00%) LAN
14 10 (10.00%) WAN
14 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (9.00%) Cisco
15 9 (9.00%) VMware
16 8 (8.00%) Law
16 8 (8.00%) MCDST
16 8 (8.00%) IBM Notes
16 8 (8.00%) Lotus
16 8 (8.00%) Apple
16 8 (8.00%) Office 365
16 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
16 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (7.00%) CMS
4 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.00%) Lync
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (36.00%) MS Office
2 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.00%) LAN
3 10 (10.00%) WAN
4 6 (6.00%) VPN
5 5 (5.00%) VoIP
6 3 (3.00%) Firewall
7 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.00%) LDAP
7 2 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.00%) DHCP
8 1 (1.00%) DNS
8 1 (1.00%) SSL
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (13.00%) Banking
2 12 (12.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Law
4 7 (7.00%) Legal
5 6 (6.00%) Retail
6 5 (5.00%) Back Office
7 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.00%) Front Office
8 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.00%) COM
1 1 (1.00%) LINQ
1 1 (1.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) iPhone
4 3 (3.00%) iPad
5 2 (2.00%) Handset
5 2 (2.00%) SecurID
5 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) PDA
6 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) CMDB
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (82.00%) Windows
2 60 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.00%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Vista
8 6 (6.00%) Linux
9 5 (5.00%) Android
10 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) ITIL
2 7 (7.00%) Migration
3 6 (6.00%) Document Management
4 5 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.00%) Service Management
7 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.00%) Change Control
8 1 (1.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.00%) B2B
8 1 (1.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.00%) Fund Management
8 1 (1.00%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.00%) Information Security
8 1 (1.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.00%) MCDST
3 5 (5.00%) MCP
4 4 (4.00%) MCSE
4 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.00%) MOS
5 3 (3.00%) MCTS
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.00%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) FreeIPA
3 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.00%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.00%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) Citrix
3 9 (9.00%) Cisco
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) Lotus
4 8 (8.00%) Apple
5 6 (6.00%) Dell
5 6 (6.00%) Bloomberg
5 6 (6.00%) Symantec
6 5 (5.00%) Reuters
7 4 (4.00%) Avaya
8 3 (3.00%) HP
8 3 (3.00%) Google
8 3 (3.00%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.00%) Wyse
9 2 (2.00%) Polycom
9 2 (2.00%) Adobe
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.00%) Sophos
9 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
Feltham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago