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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 397 382 356
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 36 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 43
Average daily rate £165 £175 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £145 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.94 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +23.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £24.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 +35 3 £138 -8.33% 4
Wembley - 1 £120 -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 50 (56.82%) MS Office
3 49 (55.68%) Windows 7
4 46 (52.27%) Active Directory
5 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
6 32 (36.36%) Finance
7 28 (31.82%) ITIL
8 24 (27.27%) Citrix
9 23 (26.14%) Blackberry
10 22 (25.00%) SCCM
11 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (18.18%) Banking
12 16 (18.18%) MCP
13 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
14 14 (15.91%) Windows XP
15 13 (14.77%) Cisco
16 12 (13.64%) Legal
17 11 (12.50%) Law
17 11 (12.50%) Bloomberg
17 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
18 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking
18 10 (11.36%) MCDST
18 10 (11.36%) XenApp
18 10 (11.36%) Windows 8
19 9 (10.23%) Asset Management
19 9 (10.23%) VMware
19 9 (10.23%) MCSE

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (56.82%) MS Office
2 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) assyst
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) DNS
1 6 (6.82%) VPN
2 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.55%) DHCP
3 4 (4.55%) LAN
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (2.27%) MPLS
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
5 2 (2.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.14%) Extranet
6 1 (1.14%) Network Security
6 1 (1.14%) PBX
6 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.14%) SSL
6 1 (1.14%) VoIP
6 1 (1.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Banking
3 12 (13.64%) Legal
4 11 (12.50%) Law
5 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.68%) Back Office
7 4 (4.55%) Billing
7 4 (4.55%) Front Office
8 2 (2.27%) French Language
9 1 (1.14%) Advertising
9 1 (1.14%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) CSS
1 1 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) iPhone
4 3 (3.41%) PDA
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Handset
6 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 49 (55.68%) Windows 7
3 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (15.91%) Windows XP
6 10 (11.36%) Windows 8
6 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.27%) Unix
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.14%) Debian
10 1 (1.14%) Linux
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) Asset Management
3 4 (4.55%) Document Management
3 4 (4.55%) Migration
3 4 (4.55%) Service Management
4 3 (3.41%) Change Management
4 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (2.27%) ITSM
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.14%) CRM
6 1 (1.14%) Information Security
6 1 (1.14%) Project Management
6 1 (1.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) VBA
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) MCP
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (11.36%) MCDST
4 9 (10.23%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) XenApp
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.27%) DameWare
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) Citrix
3 13 (14.77%) Cisco
4 11 (12.50%) Bloomberg
5 9 (10.23%) Reuters
5 9 (10.23%) VMware
6 6 (6.82%) HP
7 5 (5.68%) Symantec
8 3 (3.41%) Avaya
9 2 (2.27%) Adobe
9 2 (2.27%) Apple
9 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.27%) iManage
9 2 (2.27%) Interwoven
9 2 (2.27%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.14%) Bomgar
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.14%) Remedy
10 1 (1.14%) SafeCom
10 1 (1.14%) Xerox