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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 244 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 20 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.38% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
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£150 £170 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -54.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £120 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £156 £175
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.18 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% +4.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Desktop Analyst
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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
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Surrey -3 6 £145 -14.70%
Oxfordshire -25 4 £200 -11.11%
Berkshire +6 3 - -
Kent -2 3 £145 +23.40%
West Sussex -15 3 £110 -8.33%
Hampshire - 1 £165 - 1
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows 7
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (36.84%) MS Office
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) SCCM
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 6 (15.79%) Citrix
7 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.53%) Office 365
10 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) LAN
10 3 (7.89%) WAN
10 3 (7.89%) DHCP
10 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
10 3 (7.89%) DNS
10 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
10 3 (7.89%) Retail
10 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
11 2 (5.26%) IBM
11 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
11 2 (5.26%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.63%) WFM
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.26%) IBM Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee
4 1 (2.63%) Sophos