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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 360 342 308
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 69 84 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 43
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£160 £190 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £144 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £379 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-16.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.80 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.50 £24.40 £23.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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 +25 30 £185 -7.50% 6
Wembley - 1 £150 -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (83.57%) Windows
2 85 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 81 (57.86%) Active Directory
4 61 (43.57%) MS Office
5 55 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 40 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 34 (24.29%) MS Excel
8 33 (23.57%) MS Exchange
9 29 (20.71%) Citrix
10 28 (20.00%) Finance
11 27 (19.29%) ITIL
12 23 (16.43%) Blackberry
12 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (15.00%) VMware
14 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (12.14%) MCP
15 17 (12.14%) Legal
15 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (10.71%) SCCM
17 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (8.57%) Lotus
18 12 (8.57%) IBM Notes
19 11 (7.86%) Cisco
19 11 (7.86%) iPhone
19 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (7.14%) Degree
20 10 (7.14%) Windows 8
20 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
20 10 (7.14%) Apple
20 10 (7.14%) Law

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 33 (23.57%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.57%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.00%) Lync
5 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.86%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (43.57%) MS Office
2 34 (24.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.43%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.43%) assyst
3 1 (0.71%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.71%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.43%) LAN
2 9 (6.43%) IP Telephony
3 6 (4.29%) DHCP
3 6 (4.29%) DNS
4 5 (3.57%) VoIP
4 5 (3.57%) WAN
4 5 (3.57%) Internet
5 4 (2.86%) Wireless
6 2 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.43%) Firewall
6 2 (1.43%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.71%) SAN
7 1 (0.71%) FTP
7 1 (0.71%) NAS
7 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Legal
3 10 (7.14%) Law
4 9 (6.43%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) Flash
1 1 (0.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.86%) iPhone
3 9 (6.43%) Handset
4 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.14%) NHS
5 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.14%) FMCG
6 2 (1.43%) PDA
6 2 (1.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 117 (83.57%) Windows
2 85 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 40 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.71%) Android
8 6 (4.29%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.71%) Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.29%) ITIL
2 5 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (2.86%) Business Continuity
3 4 (2.86%) Asset Management
3 4 (2.86%) Document Management
3 4 (2.86%) Project Management
3 4 (2.86%) Time Management
4 3 (2.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.43%) Network Management
5 2 (1.43%) Change Control
5 2 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (1.43%) CRM
5 2 (1.43%) ERP
5 2 (1.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.43%) Investment Management
5 2 (1.43%) Validation
5 2 (1.43%) Migration
6 1 (0.71%) Software Testing
6 1 (0.71%) Incident Management
6 1 (0.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (0.71%) VBA
2 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.14%) MCP
3 10 (7.14%) Degree
4 6 (4.29%) MCSA
5 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.86%) MCTS
7 3 (2.14%) MCITP
7 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.43%) MCDST
8 2 (1.43%) CCNP
8 2 (1.43%) CCNA
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.71%) MOS
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.71%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 81 (57.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.43%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.57%) XenApp
5 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) WSUS
3 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.71%) Citrix
3 21 (15.00%) VMware
4 12 (8.57%) Lotus
5 11 (7.86%) Cisco
6 10 (7.14%) Apple
7 8 (5.71%) Bloomberg
8 5 (3.57%) Interwoven
9 4 (2.86%) SAP
9 4 (2.86%) Reuters
10 3 (2.14%) HP
10 3 (2.14%) Avaya
10 3 (2.14%) Google
11 2 (1.43%) Acronis
11 2 (1.43%) F5
11 2 (1.43%) Cerner
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle
11 2 (1.43%) Dell
11 2 (1.43%) Symantec
11 2 (1.43%) Remedy
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