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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 357 358 330
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 51 57 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 41
Average daily rate £183 £160 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £205 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £143 £145
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 30
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £15.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £21.20 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+34.37% +4.91%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +33 12 £225 +40.62% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £225 -
Wimbledon - 1 £130 -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 91 (76.47%) Windows
2 63 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 50 (42.02%) Active Directory
4 45 (37.82%) MS Office
5 43 (36.13%) Microsoft
6 37 (31.09%) ITIL
7 35 (29.41%) Finance
8 31 (26.05%) Windows Server
9 28 (23.53%) SCCM
9 28 (23.53%) Citrix
10 27 (22.69%) Blackberry
11 26 (21.85%) Windows XP
12 25 (21.01%) Legal
13 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (17.65%) Law
15 20 (16.81%) MCP
16 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 16 (13.45%) XenApp
18 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (12.61%) Bloomberg
19 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (10.92%) MCSE
20 13 (10.92%) VMware
20 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
20 13 (10.92%) Windows 8
21 11 (9.24%) MCDST
22 10 (8.40%) Banking
22 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
22 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
23 9 (7.56%) Cisco

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.72%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 45 (37.82%) MS Office
2 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
2 4 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (3.36%) WAN
3 3 (2.52%) Firewall
3 3 (2.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.68%) DNS
4 2 (1.68%) VoIP
4 2 (1.68%) VPN
4 2 (1.68%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) Intranet
5 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.84%) LDAP
5 1 (0.84%) Network Security
5 1 (0.84%) SAN
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
General
1 35 (29.41%) Finance
2 25 (21.01%) Legal
3 21 (17.65%) Law
4 10 (8.40%) Banking
5 6 (5.04%) Back Office
5 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.20%) Automotive
6 5 (4.20%) Front Office
7 4 (3.36%) Billing
8 2 (1.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.84%) Advertising
9 1 (0.84%) German Language
9 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.20%) iPhone
2 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) iPad
4 3 (2.52%) PDA
5 2 (1.68%) BYOD
5 2 (1.68%) SecurID
5 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) Handset
6 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 91 (76.47%) Windows
2 63 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 31 (26.05%) Windows Server
4 26 (21.85%) Windows XP
5 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.92%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.36%) Android
9 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.84%) Debian
12 1 (0.84%) Linux
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.84%) Unix
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) ITIL
2 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
3 5 (4.20%) Online Security
3 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
4 4 (3.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (3.36%) ITSM
4 4 (3.36%) Service Management
5 3 (2.52%) Document Management
5 3 (2.52%) Investment Management
5 3 (2.52%) Migration
5 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.68%) CRM
6 2 (1.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.68%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (1.68%) Security Patching
6 2 (1.68%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.84%) Change Management
7 1 (0.84%) Configuration Management
7 1 (0.84%) E-Procurement
7 1 (0.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) VBA
2 3 (2.52%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) MCP
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.92%) MCSE
4 11 (9.24%) MCDST
5 7 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.68%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCNA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.84%) Degree
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (42.02%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.45%) XenApp
3 8 (6.72%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.68%) Casper Suite
3 2 (1.68%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.84%) DameWare
4 1 (0.84%) SCOM
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (36.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) Citrix
3 15 (12.61%) Bloomberg
4 13 (10.92%) VMware
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco
6 8 (6.72%) Dell
6 8 (6.72%) HP
6 8 (6.72%) Reuters
7 6 (5.04%) Remedy
8 5 (4.20%) FactSet
8 5 (4.20%) Fidessa
8 5 (4.20%) Symantec
9 4 (3.36%) Apple
10 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.68%) Adobe
11 2 (1.68%) Avaya
11 2 (1.68%) Canon
11 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.68%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.68%) Novell
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