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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
England / London
Rank 365 369 353
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 32 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 45
Median daily rate £175 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £126 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £130 £150
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.75 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.10 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.25 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-29.06% +32.30%

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +9 8 £160 -20.98% 2
Beckenham - 2 - -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £240 +128.57%
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 64 (72.73%) Windows
2 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 40 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 37 (42.05%) MS Office
6 25 (28.41%) ITIL
7 23 (26.14%) Finance
8 21 (23.86%) Citrix
9 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
10 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
11 14 (15.91%) SCCM
11 14 (15.91%) Bloomberg
11 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
11 14 (15.91%) Banking
12 11 (12.50%) Reuters
12 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
13 10 (11.36%) LAN
13 10 (11.36%) MCP
13 10 (11.36%) Cisco
13 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (10.23%) Asset Management
14 9 (10.23%) Investment Banking
14 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (9.09%) Office 365
15 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
15 8 (9.09%) Mac OS X
15 8 (9.09%) SLA
15 8 (9.09%) VBA

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 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.41%) CMS
5 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (42.05%) MS Office
2 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) G Suite
3 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.36%) LAN
3 6 (6.82%) DHCP
3 6 (6.82%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.68%) DNS
4 5 (5.68%) WAN
5 4 (4.55%) Network Security
5 4 (4.55%) Wireless
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) VPN
7 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.27%) Front Office
6 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.27%) XMPP
2 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.82%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.55%) iPad
3 4 (4.55%) iPhone
3 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) PDA
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Equities
6 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.14%) Life Science
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (72.73%) Windows
2 40 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.95%) Android
7 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.14%) Unix
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) Asset Management
3 4 (4.55%) Migration
4 3 (3.41%) Investment Management
4 3 (3.41%) Release Management
5 2 (2.27%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.27%) Fund Management
5 2 (2.27%) Identity Management
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.27%) Time Management
5 2 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.14%) Economics
6 1 (1.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.14%) Service Management
6 1 (1.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) VBA
2 3 (3.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) MCP
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.95%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.95%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) MCDST
4 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.41%) MCSA
5 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) HND
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.14%) MiFID
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.68%) AirWatch
4 4 (4.55%) WSUS
5 2 (2.27%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) Citrix
3 14 (15.91%) Bloomberg
4 11 (12.50%) Reuters
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco
6 7 (7.95%) Symantec
6 7 (7.95%) VMware
7 5 (5.68%) Apple
7 5 (5.68%) FactSet
8 4 (4.55%) Dell
9 3 (3.41%) HP
9 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.27%) AppSense
10 2 (2.27%) Aruba
10 2 (2.27%) Becrypt
10 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
10 2 (2.27%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.27%) Lotus
11 1 (1.14%) Avaya
11 1 (1.14%) Google
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