The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
England / North West
Rank 131 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £150 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £125 £150
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-29.06% +34.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2496 3594 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.87% 94.98% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 2142 1701
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 198
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +48.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the North West region.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the North West region.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Manchester +8 4 - -
Cheshire +28 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Desktop 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 North West region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Legal
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Document Management
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Extranet
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Intranet
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Document Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell