The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 331 377 334
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 68 35 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 45
Average daily rate
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£163 £168 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £134 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £151 £175 £140
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.70 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.84 £22.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +8.62%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21859 22413 24498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.70% 92.41% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14991 15271 15886
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 461 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 32 £165 -17.50% 4
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 111 (84.73%) Windows
2 81 (61.83%) Windows 7
3 71 (54.20%) Active Directory
4 54 (41.22%) MS Office
5 52 (39.69%) Microsoft
6 40 (30.53%) Windows XP
7 30 (22.90%) MS Excel
8 29 (22.14%) ITIL
8 29 (22.14%) Citrix
9 26 (19.85%) Blackberry
9 26 (19.85%) Finance
10 24 (18.32%) MS Exchange
11 20 (15.27%) VMware
12 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (13.74%) SCCM
12 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
13 16 (12.21%) IBM Notes
13 16 (12.21%) Lotus
14 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (10.69%) LAN
14 14 (10.69%) Legal
15 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (9.16%) iPhone
16 12 (9.16%) MCP
16 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (8.40%) Apple
17 11 (8.40%) SLA
17 11 (8.40%) Law
18 10 (7.63%) IP Telephony
18 10 (7.63%) Cisco

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (18.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.21%) IBM Notes
3 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.05%) Lync
7 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.29%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 54 (41.22%) MS Office
2 30 (22.90%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.76%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.69%) LAN
3 10 (7.63%) IP Telephony
4 9 (6.87%) Wireless
4 9 (6.87%) WAN
5 6 (4.58%) VPN
5 6 (4.58%) DNS
6 5 (3.82%) Internet
6 5 (3.82%) VoIP
7 4 (3.05%) DHCP
8 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.76%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.76%) VLAN
9 1 (0.76%) LDAP
9 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Legal
3 11 (8.40%) Law
4 9 (6.87%) Banking
5 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.29%) Local Government
7 2 (1.53%) Back Office
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) Flash
1 1 (0.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.85%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.16%) iPhone
3 7 (5.34%) Handset
4 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) CMDB
6 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.76%) Equities
7 1 (0.76%) PDA
7 1 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 111 (84.73%) Windows
2 81 (61.83%) Windows 7
3 40 (30.53%) Windows XP
4 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.63%) Mac OS X
6 10 (7.63%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.34%) Android
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.53%) Linux
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.76%) UNIX
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) ITIL
2 7 (5.34%) ITSM
2 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
3 6 (4.58%) Service Management
4 5 (3.82%) Document Management
4 5 (3.82%) Business Continuity
4 5 (3.82%) Software Deployment
5 4 (3.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.29%) Project Management
6 3 (2.29%) Time Management
6 3 (2.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.53%) Change Control
7 2 (1.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.53%) Validation
7 2 (1.53%) Migration
8 1 (0.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.76%) VBA
2 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.16%) MCP
3 8 (6.11%) Degree
4 5 (3.82%) MCTS
4 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.53%) MCDST
5 2 (1.53%) MCSA
5 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 71 (54.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (13.74%) SCCM
2 4 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) Citrix
3 20 (15.27%) VMware
4 16 (12.21%) Lotus
5 11 (8.40%) Apple
6 10 (7.63%) Cisco
7 8 (6.11%) Bloomberg
8 6 (4.58%) HP
9 5 (3.82%) Interwoven
10 4 (3.05%) Reuters
10 4 (3.05%) Remedy
11 3 (2.29%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.29%) Avaya
11 3 (2.29%) Adobe
12 2 (1.53%) SAP
12 2 (1.53%) Intel
12 2 (1.53%) Symantec
12 2 (1.53%) Sophos
13 1 (0.76%) Wyse
13 1 (0.76%) McAfee
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