The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset 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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 35 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.61% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £138 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £155 £170
% change year-on-year
-17.74% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Desktop Support Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 326 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.98% 96.45% 98.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 173 319
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £208 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Desktop Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Desktop Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bath - 1 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
South West

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Somerset region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft