The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 148 154 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.077% 0.13%
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 £155 £148 £150
% change year-on-year
+5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
Desktop Support 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
2961 3885 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.02% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 2329 1820
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 185 182
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the North West region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the North West region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +1 3 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 North West region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Wyse
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) LANDesk
5 5 (35.71%) Release Management
5 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Law
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Extranet

Desktop Support 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Extranet
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Law
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Wyse
2 5 (35.71%) LANDesk
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) Dell