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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 340 318 307
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 55 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 35
Average daily rate
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£160 £180 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £275 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £140 £130
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 12
Average hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.70 £19.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +5.00%
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
19404 20335 18290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 93.10% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13736 13930 12338
Average daily rate £440 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 331 375 514
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 +11 15 £163 -32.29% 2
Westminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 85 (77.27%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
4 51 (46.36%) MS Office
5 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
6 28 (25.45%) Blackberry
7 27 (24.55%) Windows XP
8 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
8 23 (20.91%) Citrix
9 22 (20.00%) ITIL
10 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (16.36%) Finance
12 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
13 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (11.82%) MCP
14 13 (11.82%) VMware
14 13 (11.82%) Banking
14 13 (11.82%) SCCM
15 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
15 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (10.00%) Lotus
16 11 (10.00%) Cisco
16 11 (10.00%) IBM Notes
17 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
18 9 (8.18%) XenApp
18 9 (8.18%) LAN
19 8 (7.27%) Symantec
19 8 (7.27%) Legal
20 7 (6.36%) Law

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.91%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.91%) Lync
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (46.36%) MS Office
2 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) assyst
2 1 (0.91%) Agresso
2 1 (0.91%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.91%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.18%) LAN
3 7 (6.36%) WAN
4 6 (5.45%) DHCP
4 6 (5.45%) VoIP
5 5 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (2.73%) Firewall
6 3 (2.73%) VPN
6 3 (2.73%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.82%) LDAP
7 2 (1.82%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.91%) 3G
8 1 (0.91%) Internet
8 1 (0.91%) SAN
8 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.91%) ADSL
8 1 (0.91%) Broadband
8 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Legal
4 7 (6.36%) Law
5 6 (5.45%) Back Office
6 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
8 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.45%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) iPhone
4 4 (3.64%) Handset
5 3 (2.73%) SecurID
5 3 (2.73%) Statistics
5 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.73%) FMCG
6 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.82%) PDA
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) NHS
7 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (77.27%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (24.55%) Windows XP
4 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.45%) Android
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.73%) Linux
9 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 4 (3.64%) ERP
4 3 (2.73%) Document Management
4 3 (2.73%) Migration
4 3 (2.73%) CRM
4 3 (2.73%) Time Management
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Management
5 2 (1.82%) Network Management
5 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.82%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.82%) Project Management
5 2 (1.82%) Asset Management
6 1 (0.91%) Business Continuity
6 1 (0.91%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (0.91%) Validation
6 1 (0.91%) Service Management
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2
6 1 (0.91%) B2B
6 1 (0.91%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) Java
2 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.82%) MCP
3 6 (5.45%) Degree
3 6 (5.45%) MCSA
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) MCITP
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) MCTS
5 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.82%) CCNP
5 2 (1.82%) CCNA
5 2 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.91%) MOS
6 1 (0.91%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.18%) XenApp
3 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) FreeIPA
2 2 (1.82%) WSUS
3 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.91%) Citrix
3 13 (11.82%) VMware
4 11 (10.00%) Lotus
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco
5 8 (7.27%) Symantec
6 7 (6.36%) Apple
7 6 (5.45%) Avaya
8 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.64%) SAP
8 4 (3.64%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.73%) AppSense
9 3 (2.73%) Dell
9 3 (2.73%) Google
10 2 (1.82%) F5
10 2 (1.82%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.82%) HP
10 2 (1.82%) Reuters
11 1 (0.91%) Altiris