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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 398 371 338
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 43 62 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 56
Median daily rate £175 £148 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £120 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £252
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £168 £170
% change year-on-year
-25.37% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.29 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £22.10 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
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
20455 22168 22140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.57% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14777 15491 15376
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 370 398
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 4 £188 +25.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 49 (59.76%) MS Office
3 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 39 (47.56%) Windows 7
5 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
6 27 (32.93%) Finance
7 23 (28.05%) ITIL
8 22 (26.83%) Citrix
9 18 (21.95%) Blackberry
9 18 (21.95%) SCCM
10 17 (20.73%) VMware
11 15 (18.29%) Banking
11 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
12 12 (14.63%) Bloomberg
12 12 (14.63%) Investment Banking
12 12 (14.63%) Legal
13 11 (13.41%) Law
14 10 (12.20%) Reuters
14 10 (12.20%) Windows XP
14 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
15 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (10.98%) Cisco
15 9 (10.98%) MCP
16 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
16 8 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
16 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (8.54%) PowerShell

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 8 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (59.76%) MS Office
2 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project
5 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) assyst
1 2 (2.44%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
1 7 (8.54%) VPN
2 5 (6.10%) DHCP
3 3 (3.66%) Extranet
3 3 (3.66%) LAN
3 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.44%) MPLS
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) WebEx
5 1 (1.22%) PBX
5 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.22%) Skype
5 1 (1.22%) SSL
5 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Investment Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Legal
4 11 (13.41%) Law
5 5 (6.10%) Front Office
6 2 (2.44%) Billing
6 2 (2.44%) French Language
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) CSS
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.32%) iPhone
3 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.44%) Handset
5 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 39 (47.56%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
3 10 (12.20%) Windows XP
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.88%) Android
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.44%) Unix
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.32%) Document Management
3 6 (7.32%) Service Management
4 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
5 4 (4.88%) Change Management
5 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.66%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (2.44%) Information Security
7 2 (2.44%) Migration
7 2 (2.44%) Release Management
8 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.22%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) VBA
3 3 (3.66%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) MCP
2 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 5 (6.10%) MCDST
5 4 (4.88%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) IIBA
6 2 (2.44%) ISEB
6 2 (2.44%) MOS
6 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) XenApp
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) DameWare
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) SafeCom
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) Citrix
3 17 (20.73%) VMware
4 12 (14.63%) Bloomberg
5 10 (12.20%) Reuters
6 9 (10.98%) Cisco
7 6 (7.32%) HP
8 4 (4.88%) Apple
9 3 (3.66%) Adobe
9 3 (3.66%) Avaya
9 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.44%) Dell
10 2 (2.44%) FactSet
10 2 (2.44%) Google
10 2 (2.44%) Lotus
10 2 (2.44%) NetIQ
10 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 1 (1.22%) Polycom
11 1 (1.22%) Tandberg