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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 341 361 365
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 78 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 35
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£155 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £128 £170
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.34 £122.00 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% +5.17%
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
22283 22211 23247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.63% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15676 15093 15945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -13 18 £173 +7.81% 2
Hayes - 1 £188 -
Lewisham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 107 (89.92%) Windows
2 67 (56.30%) Windows 7
3 61 (51.26%) Active Directory
4 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 41 (34.45%) MS Office
6 36 (30.25%) Windows XP
7 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
8 32 (26.89%) Blackberry
9 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (24.37%) ITIL
11 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (19.33%) MS Exchange
13 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
14 20 (16.81%) SCCM
15 19 (15.97%) Citrix
15 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (15.13%) LAN
16 18 (15.13%) WAN
17 16 (13.45%) Legal
18 14 (11.76%) MCDST
18 14 (11.76%) SLA
18 14 (11.76%) Finance
19 13 (10.92%) Law
19 13 (10.92%) Android
20 12 (10.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 11 (9.24%) Cisco
21 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
21 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
21 11 (9.24%) VMware
21 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) Lync
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (34.45%) MS Office
2 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) MicroStation
4 2 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
2 18 (15.13%) LAN
2 18 (15.13%) WAN
3 9 (7.56%) VPN
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.52%) SAN
5 3 (2.52%) Firewall
5 3 (2.52%) DNS
6 2 (1.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.84%) VoIP
7 1 (0.84%) WLAN
7 1 (0.84%) SSL
7 1 (0.84%) Wireless
7 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.84%) VLAN
7 1 (0.84%) Intranet
7 1 (0.84%) Internet
7 1 (0.84%) Network Security
7 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (13.45%) Legal
2 14 (11.76%) Finance
3 13 (10.92%) Law
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.68%) Front Office
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) LINQ
2 1 (0.84%) COM
2 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) iPad
4 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.68%) iPhone
5 1 (0.84%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.84%) Handset
5 1 (0.84%) PDA
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (89.92%) Windows
2 67 (56.30%) Windows 7
3 36 (30.25%) Windows XP
4 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.92%) Android
7 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Vista
9 6 (5.04%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.68%) Linux
12 1 (0.84%) UNIX
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) ITIL
2 10 (8.40%) Investment Management
3 8 (6.72%) Asset Management
4 7 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (2.52%) Online Security
6 2 (1.68%) Migration
6 2 (1.68%) Service Management
6 2 (1.68%) Fund Management
6 2 (1.68%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (0.84%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (0.84%) Security Patching
7 1 (0.84%) Office Automation
7 1 (0.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (0.84%) Change Control
7 1 (0.84%) ITSM
7 1 (0.84%) Information Security
7 1 (0.84%) Document Management
7 1 (0.84%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) VBA
2 2 (1.68%) SQL
3 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.76%) MCDST
3 7 (5.88%) MCITP
4 5 (4.20%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) MCP
5 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (51.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) vSphere
3 5 (4.20%) XenApp
4 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.68%) NDS
7 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.84%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.84%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.97%) Citrix
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco
3 11 (9.24%) VMware
4 9 (7.56%) Dell
4 9 (7.56%) Bloomberg
5 8 (6.72%) Symantec
5 8 (6.72%) Reuters
6 7 (5.88%) Mitel
6 7 (5.88%) Apple
6 7 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (2.52%) Adobe
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle
8 2 (1.68%) Lotus
8 2 (1.68%) McAfee
8 2 (1.68%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.68%) Wyse
8 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.84%) Spiceworks
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 27 days ago