The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 228 215 236
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 19 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
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£145 £250 £186
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +34.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £164 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £378 £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £170 £170
% change year-on-year
-16.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £75.75 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+339.13% -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
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
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex -9 4 - -
West Sussex -5 3 £120 -56.36% 1
Oxfordshire -12 3 £225 - 1
Surrey +3 2 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £288 -23.33%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - -
Hampshire -13 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows 7
3 29 (54.72%) MS Office
4 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
5 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
6 18 (33.96%) Windows XP
7 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
8 13 (24.53%) ITIL
8 13 (24.53%) Citrix
9 12 (22.64%) Blackberry
10 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.87%) SCCM
12 9 (16.98%) HP
13 8 (15.09%) Finance
13 8 (15.09%) Service Management
14 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (11.32%) ITSM
15 6 (11.32%) iPhone
16 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
16 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (9.43%) VPN
16 5 (9.43%) Lotus
16 5 (9.43%) Dell
16 5 (9.43%) IBM Notes
16 5 (9.43%) LAN
17 4 (7.55%) WAN
17 4 (7.55%) MCSE
17 4 (7.55%) Apple
17 4 (7.55%) Norton AntiVirus

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (54.72%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
1 5 (9.43%) VPN
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.32%) iPhone
3 4 (7.55%) iPad
4 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows 7
3 18 (33.96%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Service Management
3 6 (11.32%) ITSM
4 4 (7.55%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.89%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) MCDST
4 2 (3.77%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Citrix
3 9 (16.98%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Dell
4 5 (9.43%) Lotus
5 4 (7.55%) Apple
5 4 (7.55%) Symantec
6 3 (5.66%) Remedy
6 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 3 (5.66%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.77%) Altiris
8 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.89%) AppSense
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.89%) Nortel
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) CA
8 1 (1.89%) CommVault
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