The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 401 364 350
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 35 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 44
Median daily rate £164 £145 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £212 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £160 £153
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 13
Median hourly rate - £19.85 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.38
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +17.75%
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
21057 22355 22117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.75% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15692 15165
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 +33 2 £200 +37.93% 2
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (79.41%) Windows
2 45 (66.18%) MS Office
3 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
4 35 (51.47%) Windows 7
5 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
6 23 (33.82%) Finance
7 19 (27.94%) ITIL
7 19 (27.94%) Blackberry
8 16 (23.53%) Citrix
9 12 (17.65%) SCCM
10 11 (16.18%) Legal
11 10 (14.71%) Bloomberg
11 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.71%) Banking
12 9 (13.24%) VMware
12 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
13 8 (11.76%) iPhone
13 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
13 8 (11.76%) DNS
13 8 (11.76%) SLA
13 8 (11.76%) Cisco
13 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
13 8 (11.76%) Reuters
13 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (10.29%) MCP
14 7 (10.29%) Law
14 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking

Desktop Support 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 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (66.18%) MS Office
2 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) assyst
2 1 (1.47%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) DHCP
2 6 (8.82%) VPN
3 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.41%) Extranet
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) MPLS
5 2 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) PBX
6 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.47%) Skype
6 1 (1.47%) SSL
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Legal
3 10 (14.71%) Banking
4 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.29%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) International Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) CSS
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
1 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.76%) iPhone
3 3 (4.41%) Handset
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Economics
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 54 (79.41%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.88%) Android
7 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.41%) Unix
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
2 5 (7.35%) Document Management
2 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
3 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.88%) Service Management
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
5 2 (2.94%) Information Security
5 2 (2.94%) Migration
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.47%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.47%) Release Management
6 1 (1.47%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.47%) Use Case
6 1 (1.47%) Validation
6 1 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) VBA
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.29%) MCP
3 6 (8.82%) MCDST
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCTS
5 2 (2.94%) MOS
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
3 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) DameWare
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) SafeCom
3 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Citrix
3 10 (14.71%) Bloomberg
4 9 (13.24%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco
5 8 (11.76%) Reuters
6 5 (7.35%) Apple
7 4 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) Adobe
8 2 (2.94%) Google
8 2 (2.94%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) Altiris
9 1 (1.47%) Avaya
9 1 (1.47%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.47%) Mitel
9 1 (1.47%) Sophos
9 1 (1.47%) Tandberg