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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 149 143 136
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £195 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Desktop 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 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
3554 3523 2941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.78% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 2041 1584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 194 175
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.47 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 9 - - 1
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
3 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 7 (29.17%) Remedy
6 7 (29.17%) ServiceNow
7 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (20.83%) Extranet
8 5 (20.83%) Law
8 5 (20.83%) Legal
8 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
8 5 (20.83%) Document Management
8 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
9 4 (16.67%) Release Management
9 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.67%) LAN
9 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 3 (12.50%) Wyse
10 3 (12.50%) Finance

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 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) Extranet
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 5 (20.83%) Law
1 5 (20.83%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Document Management
2 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCDST
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Remedy
2 7 (29.17%) ServiceNow
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 3 (12.50%) Wyse
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