The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 213 222 230
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 31 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
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£170 £375 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £385 £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £156 £175 £145
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.18 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.75 £18.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Desktop Analyst
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
West Sussex - 8 £120 -
East Sussex - 7 - -
Oxfordshire +1 6 £225 - 1
Surrey +3 5 £170 -
Berkshire +1 3 £283 -24.66%
Kent -1 1 £118 -21.66%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £140 -
Hampshire - - - -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 29 (51.79%) Windows 7
4 26 (46.43%) MS Office
5 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (39.29%) Windows XP
7 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
8 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (25.00%) Citrix
9 12 (21.43%) ITIL
10 10 (17.86%) SCCM
11 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
12 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.50%) VPN
14 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (10.71%) Apple
15 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (8.93%) Service Management
15 5 (8.93%) Change Management
15 5 (8.93%) ITSM
15 5 (8.93%) HP
16 4 (7.14%) Dell
16 4 (7.14%) MCSE
16 4 (7.14%) LAN
16 4 (7.14%) Symantec
16 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
16 4 (7.14%) Retail
16 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
16 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) MS Office
2 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
4 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Law
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.36%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows 7
3 22 (39.29%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Change Management
2 5 (8.93%) ITSM
2 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.79%) Migration
5 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) MCDST
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) Apple
4 5 (8.93%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Dell
5 4 (7.14%) Symantec
6 3 (5.36%) Remedy
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
7 2 (3.57%) BMC
7 2 (3.57%) Altiris
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) CommVault
8 1 (1.79%) Avaya
8 1 (1.79%) Nortel
8 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.79%) AppSense
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
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