The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 157 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £153 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £163 £175
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.47%
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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
3562 2812 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.05% 93.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 1521 1204
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 193 193
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.11%) DHCP
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.11%) MCP
8 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.11%) XenApp
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) Law
9 1 (5.56%) Legal
9 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.56%) Validation
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) PowerShell

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) OpenScape
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCDST
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) Acronis
3 1 (5.56%) Lumension
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.56%) SAP