The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 253 237 216
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 9 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 16
Median daily rate £120 £168 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £308 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £175 £165
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.38
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +14.01%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8330 9071 8556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.74% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4964 5311 4624
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 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.44 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £115 - 3
East Sussex +13 2 £345 +6.15%
Surrey -6 2 £188 +19.04%
Berkshire +4 1 £125 - 1
West Sussex -14 1 - - 2
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (65.52%) MS Office
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
6 13 (44.83%) Office 365
6 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
7 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
8 10 (34.48%) MCP
8 10 (34.48%) Citrix
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (31.03%) LAN
9 9 (31.03%) WAN
9 9 (31.03%) SCCM
10 8 (27.59%) DHCP
10 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 7 (24.14%) MCDST
11 7 (24.14%) MCSE
11 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (24.14%) XenApp
12 4 (13.79%) ITIL
12 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
13 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
13 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
13 3 (10.34%) SLA
13 3 (10.34%) Symantec
13 3 (10.34%) Finance
13 3 (10.34%) Advertising
13 3 (10.34%) VMware

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) DHCP
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) Extranet
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 3 (10.34%) Advertising
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) B2C
3 1 (3.45%) Coaching
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
3 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) MCP
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCDST
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
3 3 (10.34%) Symantec
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
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