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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 351 332 366
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 69 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 26
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£155 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £121 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £19.67 £16.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.06% -26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £14.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £23.84 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -9.83%
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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -26 22 £155 -6.06% 4
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £188 -
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 99 (86.09%) Windows
2 64 (55.65%) Windows 7
3 60 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 52 (45.22%) Microsoft
5 42 (36.52%) MS Office
6 34 (29.57%) MS Excel
7 32 (27.83%) ITIL
8 30 (26.09%) Windows XP
9 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (22.61%) Blackberry
11 23 (20.00%) SCCM
12 21 (18.26%) LAN
13 20 (17.39%) WAN
13 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 20 (17.39%) Citrix
14 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
16 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (13.04%) Cisco
18 14 (12.17%) SLA
18 14 (12.17%) Legal
19 13 (11.30%) VMware
19 13 (11.30%) Android
20 12 (10.43%) Finance
20 12 (10.43%) Law
20 12 (10.43%) MCDST
20 12 (10.43%) VPN
21 11 (9.57%) Windows 8
22 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.48%) Lync
6 3 (2.61%) CMS
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.87%) WorkSite
Applications
1 42 (36.52%) MS Office
2 34 (29.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MicroStation
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) LAN
2 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.39%) WAN
3 12 (10.43%) VPN
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (5.22%) DHCP
6 5 (4.35%) DNS
7 4 (3.48%) WLAN
7 4 (3.48%) Firewall
8 3 (2.61%) ADSL
9 1 (0.87%) VoIP
9 1 (0.87%) SSL
9 1 (0.87%) SAN
9 1 (0.87%) Wireless
9 1 (0.87%) 2G
9 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.87%) VLAN
9 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (12.17%) Legal
2 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Law
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.74%) Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) LINQ
2 1 (0.87%) COM
2 1 (0.87%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Blackberry
2 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) iPad
3 5 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.74%) iPhone
4 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.87%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 99 (86.09%) Windows
2 64 (55.65%) Windows 7
3 30 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.30%) Android
7 11 (9.57%) Windows 8
8 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.96%) Mac OS X
10 6 (5.22%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) ITIL
2 9 (7.83%) Asset Management
2 9 (7.83%) Investment Management
3 7 (6.09%) Change Management
4 5 (4.35%) Document Management
4 5 (4.35%) Service Management
5 3 (2.61%) Functional Testing
5 3 (2.61%) Software Deployment
5 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.61%) Identity Management
5 3 (2.61%) Migration
6 2 (1.74%) Fund Management
7 1 (0.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.87%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (0.87%) Time Management
7 1 (0.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (0.87%) Change Control
7 1 (0.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.87%) Information Security
7 1 (0.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) VBA
1 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.43%) MCDST
3 7 (6.09%) MCITP
4 4 (3.48%) MCP
5 3 (2.61%) MCSE
5 3 (2.61%) MCSA
5 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 60 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) vSphere
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.74%) NDS
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.87%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.09%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.87%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.87%) WSUS
4 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.39%) Citrix
3 15 (13.04%) Cisco
4 13 (11.30%) VMware
5 9 (7.83%) Apple
6 8 (6.96%) Reuters
6 8 (6.96%) Bloomberg
6 8 (6.96%) Dell
7 7 (6.09%) Symantec
7 7 (6.09%) Mitel
8 5 (4.35%) HP
9 4 (3.48%) McAfee
10 3 (2.61%) Adobe
10 3 (2.61%) Polycom
10 3 (2.61%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.74%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle
11 2 (1.74%) Lotus
11 2 (1.74%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.74%) Wyse
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