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 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 Analyst
England / North West
Rank 135 152 132
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.077% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.081% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £115 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £140 £155
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +43.33%

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
2503 3711 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2213 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 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
Manchester +16 2 - - 2
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Document Management
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Extranet
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Wyse
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) MCP

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 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Extranet
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse
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