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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 374 351 329
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 36 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 40
Average daily rate
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£175 £153 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £165 £135
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 14
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.45 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £22.05 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +11 10 £160 - 4
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 70 (77.78%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 31 (34.44%) MS Office
5 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 24 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 23 (25.56%) Citrix
8 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
9 17 (18.89%) ITIL
10 16 (17.78%) Finance
11 15 (16.67%) Banking
12 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
13 13 (14.44%) SCCM
14 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.11%) VMware
15 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (10.00%) Law
16 9 (10.00%) IBM Notes
16 9 (10.00%) Lotus
16 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (8.89%) Cisco
18 7 (7.78%) Symantec
18 7 (7.78%) Java
18 7 (7.78%) SLA
18 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
18 7 (7.78%) Legal
18 7 (7.78%) Office 365
18 7 (7.78%) XenApp
18 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (6.67%) Windows 8

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) CMS
4 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Lync
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (34.44%) MS Office
2 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Agresso
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.56%) VPN
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) VoIP
3 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 3 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (2.22%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.22%) DHCP
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.11%) SSL
6 1 (1.11%) 3G
6 1 (1.11%) ADSL
6 1 (1.11%) Broadband
6 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Law
4 7 (7.78%) Legal
5 6 (6.67%) Back Office
6 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.33%) Retail
7 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) COM
2 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) iPhone
4 3 (3.33%) SecurID
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Handset
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) iPad
5 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 70 (77.78%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.44%) Linux
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.22%) Android
8 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) ITIL
2 6 (6.67%) Document Management
3 5 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (2.22%) CRM
4 2 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (2.22%) Time Management
4 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.22%) Change Control
4 2 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.11%) Fund Management
5 1 (1.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (1.11%) ERP
5 1 (1.11%) B2B
5 1 (1.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) MCP
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) MCSE
3 3 (3.33%) MCSA
3 3 (3.33%) MOS
3 3 (3.33%) MCTS
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) XenApp
3 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) FreeIPA
3 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.56%) Citrix
3 10 (11.11%) VMware
4 9 (10.00%) Lotus
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco
6 7 (7.78%) Symantec
7 6 (6.67%) Apple
7 6 (6.67%) Avaya
8 5 (5.56%) Dell
8 5 (5.56%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.44%) Reuters
10 3 (3.33%) HP
10 3 (3.33%) Google
11 2 (2.22%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.22%) Polycom
11 2 (2.22%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.22%) AppSense
12 1 (1.11%) Sophos
12 1 (1.11%) Wyse
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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