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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
England / London
Rank 360 340 329
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 36 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 40
Median daily rate £200 £175 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £138 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £140 £155
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.70 £17.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £23.85 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +43.33%

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 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 -12 9 £200 - 1
Beckenham - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 73 (82.95%) Windows
2 53 (60.23%) Active Directory
3 44 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 36 (40.91%) MS Office
4 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 27 (30.68%) ITIL
6 22 (25.00%) Finance
7 20 (22.73%) Citrix
8 16 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 16 (18.18%) SCCM
9 15 (17.05%) Bloomberg
10 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
11 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
11 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (13.64%) Reuters
13 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 11 (12.50%) Asset Management
13 11 (12.50%) Office 365
13 11 (12.50%) Banking
14 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
14 10 (11.36%) LAN
14 10 (11.36%) MCP
14 10 (11.36%) Mac OS X
15 9 (10.23%) VBA
15 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (9.09%) Retail
16 8 (9.09%) MCSE
16 8 (9.09%) Investment Banking

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 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.41%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (40.91%) MS Office
2 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.36%) LAN
3 7 (7.95%) WAN
4 6 (6.82%) DHCP
4 6 (6.82%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.68%) DNS
6 4 (4.55%) Network Security
7 2 (2.27%) VoIP
7 2 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (1.14%) Extranet
8 1 (1.14%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.27%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.95%) Smartphone
3 6 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.68%) iPad
4 5 (5.68%) iPhone
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Economics
6 1 (1.14%) Equities
6 1 (1.14%) Handset
6 1 (1.14%) PDA
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (82.95%) Windows
2 44 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.36%) Mac OS X
5 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.82%) Android
6 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
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 Phone
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 4 (4.55%) Migration
3 4 (4.55%) Release Management
4 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.41%) Time Management
5 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.27%) Fund Management
5 2 (2.27%) Identity Management
5 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Management
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.27%) Service Management
5 2 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.14%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (1.14%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) VBA
2 3 (3.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.36%) MCP
3 8 (9.09%) MCSE
4 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.82%) MCDST
5 4 (4.55%) Degree
6 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.27%) MCSA
7 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) HND
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) HL7
2 1 (1.14%) MiFID
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 53 (60.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.55%) WSUS
4 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.27%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.14%) Casper Suite
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 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Citrix
3 15 (17.05%) Bloomberg
4 12 (13.64%) Reuters
5 7 (7.95%) VMware
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco
7 5 (5.68%) Apple
7 5 (5.68%) FactSet
8 4 (4.55%) Lotus
8 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.55%) Symantec
9 3 (3.41%) HP
10 2 (2.27%) AppSense
10 2 (2.27%) Becrypt
10 2 (2.27%) Dell
10 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
10 2 (2.27%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.27%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.14%) Mitel
11 1 (1.14%) Retalix