The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
England / London
Rank 373 352 352
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 30 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 37
Median daily rate £191 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £255 £211
UK excluding London median daily rate £189 £140 £153
% change year-on-year
+34.82% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £24.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +48.27%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 5 £200 -11.11% 1
Beckenham - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Desktop Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 65 (85.53%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
3 40 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 31 (40.79%) MS Office
6 26 (34.21%) ITIL
7 18 (23.68%) Citrix
8 16 (21.05%) Finance
8 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 14 (18.42%) Bloomberg
10 13 (17.11%) Blackberry
11 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 12 (15.79%) SCCM
11 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (14.47%) Reuters
13 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
13 10 (13.16%) MCP
13 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
13 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
14 9 (11.84%) Office 365
14 9 (11.84%) VBA
14 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (11.84%) Banking
15 8 (10.53%) LAN
15 8 (10.53%) MCSE
15 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X
15 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (9.21%) SLA
16 7 (9.21%) Investment Banking

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.95%) CMS
5 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (40.79%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.53%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) IP Telephony
4 5 (6.58%) DNS
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 4 (5.26%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) Extranet
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
7 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Retail
5 4 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.21%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.26%) iPad
4 4 (5.26%) iPhone
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (85.53%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.89%) Android
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.32%) Unix
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 3 (3.95%) Migration
3 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
3 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.95%) Time Management
4 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 2 (2.63%) Fund Management
4 2 (2.63%) Identity Management
4 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.63%) Investment Management
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (2.63%) Release Management
4 2 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.32%) Document Management
5 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) VBA
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.16%) MCP
3 8 (10.53%) MCSE
4 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (7.89%) MCDST
5 4 (5.26%) Degree
6 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.63%) MCSA
7 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) MCTS
8 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.63%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.32%) Casper Suite
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) Citrix
3 14 (18.42%) Bloomberg
4 11 (14.47%) Reuters
5 6 (7.89%) VMware
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) Apple
7 4 (5.26%) FactSet
7 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.26%) Symantec
8 2 (2.63%) AppSense
8 2 (2.63%) Becrypt
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.32%) Avaya
9 1 (1.32%) CommVault
9 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.32%) Retalix
9 1 (1.32%) Retek