The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 340 351 313
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 59 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 41
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£158 £180 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £143 £135
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 15
Average hourly rate £19.69 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.20 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Desktop Support 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
21087 22357 19760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.08% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15176 15388 13235
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 386 539
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.51 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the London region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the London region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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 -2 17 £149 -38.02% 1
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 92 (76.03%) Windows
2 68 (56.20%) Windows 7
3 64 (52.89%) Active Directory
4 60 (49.59%) MS Office
5 47 (38.84%) Microsoft
6 33 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 32 (26.45%) Blackberry
8 24 (19.83%) Citrix
9 23 (19.01%) ITIL
9 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
10 21 (17.36%) MS Exchange
11 19 (15.70%) Finance
12 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.40%) TCP/IP
14 14 (11.57%) IBM Notes
14 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (11.57%) Lotus
15 13 (10.74%) MCP
15 13 (10.74%) VMware
16 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (9.92%) Banking
16 12 (9.92%) SCCM
17 11 (9.09%) iPhone
17 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (8.26%) LAN
18 10 (8.26%) Apple
19 9 (7.44%) Cisco
19 9 (7.44%) Android
19 9 (7.44%) XenApp
20 8 (6.61%) WAN

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.57%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.65%) Lync
6 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) WorkSite
Applications
1 60 (49.59%) MS Office
2 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) assyst
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.83%) Agresso
2 1 (0.83%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.26%) LAN
3 8 (6.61%) WAN
4 7 (5.79%) DHCP
5 6 (4.96%) DNS
6 5 (4.13%) VoIP
7 4 (3.31%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.48%) Internet
9 2 (1.65%) Firewall
9 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.65%) LDAP
9 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.65%) VPN
10 1 (0.83%) ADSL
10 1 (0.83%) Broadband
10 1 (0.83%) NAS
10 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.83%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Banking
3 8 (6.61%) Legal
4 7 (5.79%) Law
5 6 (4.96%) Back Office
6 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) COM
2 1 (0.83%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.09%) iPhone
2 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Handset
4 3 (2.48%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.48%) FMCG
4 3 (2.48%) Statistics
5 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) CMDB
5 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.65%) PDA
5 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) SecurID
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (76.03%) Windows
2 68 (56.20%) Windows 7
3 33 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.44%) Android
7 8 (6.61%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.48%) Linux
9 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) ITIL
2 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
3 4 (3.31%) Migration
3 4 (3.31%) Document Management
3 4 (3.31%) CRM
3 4 (3.31%) ERP
3 4 (3.31%) Time Management
4 3 (2.48%) Asset Management
4 3 (2.48%) Configuration Management
4 3 (2.48%) Project Management
4 3 (2.48%) Business Continuity
5 2 (1.65%) Network Management
5 2 (1.65%) Change Control
5 2 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (0.83%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (0.83%) Line Management
6 1 (0.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (0.83%) Data Migration
6 1 (0.83%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (0.83%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) Java
1 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.65%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.74%) MCP
3 6 (4.96%) MCSA
3 6 (4.96%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.65%) CCNP
6 2 (1.65%) CCNA
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) MCTS
6 2 (1.65%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
7 1 (0.83%) MCDST
7 1 (0.83%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 64 (52.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) XenApp
3 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) WSUS
2 2 (1.65%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.83%) Citrix
3 14 (11.57%) Lotus
4 13 (10.74%) VMware
5 10 (8.26%) Apple
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco
7 6 (4.96%) Bloomberg
7 6 (4.96%) Symantec
8 5 (4.13%) Avaya
8 5 (4.13%) Reuters
9 4 (3.31%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.31%) SAP
10 3 (2.48%) HP
10 3 (2.48%) Dell
10 3 (2.48%) Google
10 3 (2.48%) AppSense
11 2 (1.65%) Wyse
11 2 (1.65%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.65%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.65%) F5
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