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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 363 352 322
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 56 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 38
Average daily rate
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£160 £180 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £300 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.80 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.35 £22.20 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -17.64%
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
22659 23234 22223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.22% 93.08% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16116 16057 14830
Average daily rate £425 £430 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 393 513
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +25 21 £160 -8.57% 4
Wembley - 2 £150 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 96 (79.34%) Windows
2 72 (59.50%) Windows 7
3 70 (57.85%) Active Directory
4 54 (44.63%) MS Office
5 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
6 30 (24.79%) Windows XP
7 28 (23.14%) MS Exchange
7 28 (23.14%) MS Excel
8 26 (21.49%) Blackberry
9 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (18.18%) ITIL
10 22 (18.18%) Citrix
11 20 (16.53%) Finance
11 20 (16.53%) VMware
12 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (10.74%) MCP
14 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (8.26%) Apple
15 10 (8.26%) LAN
15 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
15 10 (8.26%) iPhone
15 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (8.26%) SCCM
16 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (6.61%) Degree
17 8 (6.61%) XenApp
17 8 (6.61%) Android
17 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (6.61%) Windows 8
17 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 28 (23.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.61%) IBM Notes
4 8 (6.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 54 (44.63%) MS Office
2 28 (23.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) assyst
1 2 (1.65%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.83%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.83%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) LAN
1 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.61%) WAN
2 8 (6.61%) DHCP
3 7 (5.79%) DNS
4 4 (3.31%) VoIP
5 3 (2.48%) VPN
5 3 (2.48%) Internet
6 2 (1.65%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.65%) Firewall
6 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.65%) Wireless
6 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.65%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.83%) ADSL
7 1 (0.83%) Broadband
7 1 (0.83%) 3G
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Legal
3 7 (5.79%) Law
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) WAP
1 1 (0.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.26%) iPhone
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Handset
4 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.48%) FMCG
4 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.65%) PDA
5 2 (1.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) SecurID
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (79.34%) Windows
2 72 (59.50%) Windows 7
3 30 (24.79%) Windows XP
4 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.61%) Android
6 8 (6.61%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (4.13%) Business Continuity
2 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
3 4 (3.31%) Document Management
3 4 (3.31%) Asset Management
4 3 (2.48%) ERP
4 3 (2.48%) CRM
4 3 (2.48%) Validation
4 3 (2.48%) Time Management
5 2 (1.65%) Network Management
5 2 (1.65%) Change Control
5 2 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (1.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.65%) Project Management
6 1 (0.83%) Service Delivery
6 1 (0.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (0.83%) Migration
6 1 (0.83%) Line Management
6 1 (0.83%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) SQL
2 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) C#
3 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.74%) MCP
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 5 (4.13%) MCSA
4 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) MCITP
6 2 (1.65%) MCDST
6 2 (1.65%) MCTS
6 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.65%) CCNP
6 2 (1.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 70 (57.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.61%) XenApp
2 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) WSUS
2 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.18%) Citrix
3 20 (16.53%) VMware
4 10 (8.26%) Apple
5 8 (6.61%) Lotus
5 8 (6.61%) Cisco
5 8 (6.61%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.31%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) Reuters
8 2 (1.65%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (1.65%) F5
8 2 (1.65%) GFI Software
8 2 (1.65%) Wyse
8 2 (1.65%) AppSense
8 2 (1.65%) Avaya
8 2 (1.65%) Adobe
8 2 (1.65%) Cerner
8 2 (1.65%) Symantec
8 2 (1.65%) Remedy
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