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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 353 359 332
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 55 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 40
Average daily rate £175 £160 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £138 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.63 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -19.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £15.68 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £20.80 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+29.51% +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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +44 13 £213 +32.81% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £225 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £105 -
Wimbledon - 1 £130 -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (80.95%) Windows
2 71 (56.35%) Windows 7
3 59 (46.83%) Active Directory
4 49 (38.89%) MS Office
5 41 (32.54%) Microsoft
6 38 (30.16%) Finance
7 36 (28.57%) ITIL
8 34 (26.98%) SCCM
9 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
10 31 (24.60%) Citrix
11 30 (23.81%) Windows XP
12 28 (22.22%) Blackberry
12 28 (22.22%) Law
12 28 (22.22%) Legal
13 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (14.29%) Bloomberg
14 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (13.49%) MS Exchange
16 16 (12.70%) VMware
17 15 (11.90%) MCSE
17 15 (11.90%) MCP
17 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (11.11%) XenApp
19 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (10.32%) Windows 8
19 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
20 12 (9.52%) Banking
21 11 (8.73%) Reuters
21 11 (8.73%) MCDST
22 10 (7.94%) Skype for Business

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (7.94%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 49 (38.89%) MS Office
2 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.17%) LAN
2 4 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (3.17%) WAN
3 3 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (1.59%) SAN
4 2 (1.59%) Skype
4 2 (1.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.59%) WebEx
4 2 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.79%) VoIP
5 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) GIS
General
1 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 28 (22.22%) Law
2 28 (22.22%) Legal
3 12 (9.52%) Banking
4 8 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.56%) Front Office
6 6 (4.76%) Back Office
7 5 (3.97%) Automotive
8 4 (3.17%) Billing
9 2 (1.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.79%) German Language
10 1 (0.79%) Local Government
10 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.17%) iPhone
3 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.38%) iPad
4 3 (2.38%) PDA
5 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) BYOD
5 2 (1.59%) SecurID
5 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (80.95%) Windows
2 71 (56.35%) Windows 7
3 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
4 30 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.32%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.97%) Android
10 4 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.79%) Debian
13 1 (0.79%) Linux
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.79%) Unix
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (7.94%) Asset Management
3 6 (4.76%) Service Management
4 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.97%) Online Security
4 5 (3.97%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.17%) Document Management
5 4 (3.17%) ITSM
5 4 (3.17%) Migration
6 3 (2.38%) Change Management
6 3 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.38%) Investment Management
6 3 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.59%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.59%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.59%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (1.59%) Security Patching
7 2 (1.59%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.59%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.17%) VBA
2 3 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.90%) MCP
2 15 (11.90%) MCSE
3 11 (8.73%) MCDST
4 4 (3.17%) Degree
5 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (46.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.11%) XenApp
3 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.59%) Xen
6 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (26.98%) SCCM
2 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.59%) Casper Suite
3 2 (1.59%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (32.54%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.60%) Citrix
3 18 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 16 (12.70%) VMware
5 11 (8.73%) Reuters
6 10 (7.94%) Dell
6 10 (7.94%) HP
7 9 (7.14%) Cisco
8 5 (3.97%) FactSet
8 5 (3.97%) Fidessa
8 5 (3.97%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.97%) Symantec
9 4 (3.17%) Apple
9 4 (3.17%) Remedy
10 3 (2.38%) Adobe
10 3 (2.38%) Avaya
10 3 (2.38%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.59%) iManage
11 2 (1.59%) Novell
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