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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 386 379 352
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 32 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 49
Median daily rate £165 £150 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £165 £170
% change year-on-year
-19.69% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% +14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £18.10 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £22.80 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.77%
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
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +38 3 £138 -25.67% 3
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (86.67%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) MS Office
3 45 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 42 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
6 30 (40.00%) Finance
7 25 (33.33%) Blackberry
8 23 (30.67%) ITIL
9 21 (28.00%) Citrix
10 19 (25.33%) SCCM
11 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (18.67%) Legal
12 14 (18.67%) MCP
13 13 (17.33%) Law
13 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
14 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
15 11 (14.67%) Cisco
15 11 (14.67%) Banking
15 11 (14.67%) MCDST
16 10 (13.33%) VMware
16 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (13.33%) Bloomberg
16 10 (13.33%) XenApp
17 9 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
18 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
18 8 (10.67%) Reuters
18 8 (10.67%) MCSE

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 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (62.67%) MS Office
2 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) VPN
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) DHCP
3 3 (4.00%) Extranet
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.67%) LAN
4 2 (2.67%) MPLS
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) PBX
5 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Legal
3 13 (17.33%) Law
4 11 (14.67%) Banking
5 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.33%) Billing
7 3 (4.00%) Front Office
8 2 (2.67%) Back Office
8 2 (2.67%) French Language
9 1 (1.33%) Advertising
9 1 (1.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.67%) iPhone
3 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Handset
6 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.33%) PDA
7 1 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 65 (86.67%) Windows
2 45 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.00%) Android
10 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.67%) Unix
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.00%) Document Management
4 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.33%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.00%) Migration
5 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.67%) Change Management
6 2 (2.67%) Information Security
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.33%) ITSM
7 1 (1.33%) Project Management
7 1 (1.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) VBA
2 3 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) MCP
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (14.67%) MCDST
4 9 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (10.67%) MCSE
6 2 (2.67%) MOS
7 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) XenApp
3 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) DameWare
2 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.33%) SafeCom
3 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Citrix
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco
4 10 (13.33%) Bloomberg
4 10 (13.33%) VMware
5 8 (10.67%) Reuters
6 5 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Apple
7 3 (4.00%) Avaya
8 2 (2.67%) Adobe
8 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.67%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) Altiris
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.33%) Sophos
9 1 (1.33%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.33%) Wyse
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