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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 360 341 351
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 43 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 26
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£155 £150 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £211 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £170 £140
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Average hourly rate £19.88 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £16.20 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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 +2 8 £185 +15.62% 6
Welling - 2 £110 -
Feltham - 1 - - 1
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 58 (63.74%) Windows 7
3 46 (50.55%) Active Directory
4 32 (35.16%) MS Office
5 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
6 28 (30.77%) ITIL
7 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
8 22 (24.18%) Blackberry
9 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 20 (21.98%) Citrix
11 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
12 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
14 12 (13.19%) Finance
14 12 (13.19%) SCCM
15 11 (12.09%) Banking
15 11 (12.09%) LAN
16 10 (10.99%) WAN
16 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (9.89%) Cisco
18 8 (8.79%) IBM Notes
18 8 (8.79%) Lotus
18 8 (8.79%) Law
18 8 (8.79%) VMware
18 8 (8.79%) MCDST
18 8 (8.79%) Office 365
18 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
19 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
19 7 (7.69%) Legal

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) IBM Notes
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.49%) CMS
5 4 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) Lync
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (35.16%) MS Office
2 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.09%) LAN
3 10 (10.99%) WAN
4 6 (6.59%) VPN
5 5 (5.49%) VoIP
6 3 (3.30%) Firewall
7 2 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.20%) LDAP
7 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.10%) Wireless
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.10%) DHCP
8 1 (1.10%) DNS
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Law
4 7 (7.69%) Legal
5 6 (6.59%) Retail
6 5 (5.49%) Back Office
7 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.20%) Front Office
9 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) LINQ
1 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) SecurID
5 2 (2.20%) Handset
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.10%) PDA
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 58 (63.74%) Windows 7
3 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.59%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.49%) Linux
9 5 (5.49%) Android
10 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (6.59%) Document Management
3 5 (5.49%) Investment Management
3 5 (5.49%) Migration
4 3 (3.30%) Service Management
5 2 (2.20%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.20%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.10%) Information Security
6 1 (1.10%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.10%) Fund Management
6 1 (1.10%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.10%) B2B
6 1 (1.10%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.10%) Change Management
6 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.10%) Change Control
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) Java
2 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.79%) MCDST
3 5 (5.49%) MCP
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) MOS
5 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) MCTS
5 3 (3.30%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.20%) MCITP
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (50.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) FreeIPA
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.10%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Citrix
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
4 8 (8.79%) Lotus
4 8 (8.79%) VMware
5 7 (7.69%) Apple
6 6 (6.59%) Bloomberg
6 6 (6.59%) Symantec
6 6 (6.59%) Dell
7 5 (5.49%) Reuters
8 4 (4.40%) Avaya
9 3 (3.30%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.30%) Google
9 3 (3.30%) HP
10 2 (2.20%) Sophos
10 2 (2.20%) Adobe
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 2 (2.20%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.20%) Polycom
10 2 (2.20%) Wyse
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