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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 224 257 234
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 23 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Median daily rate £138 £145 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £150 £153
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £16.10 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £17.30 £94.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.40% +34.37%
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
7153 9040 9386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.84% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5231 5142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 510 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Oxfordshire 0 7 £125 -16.66%
Hampshire +27 3 £130 -
Surrey +18 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 - -
Berkshire +5 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £235 - 1
Kent - 2 £325 - 1
West Sussex +13 1 - - 1
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
4 15 (42.86%) MS Office
5 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
7 8 (22.86%) Office 365
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) Citrix
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (17.14%) SLA
9 6 (17.14%) MCP
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (17.14%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) WSUS
10 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 5 (14.29%) Retail
10 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 5 (14.29%) Line Management
10 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) 3G
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) German Language
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
1 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Change Management
2 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Line Management
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) B2C
5 3 (8.57%) Email Filtering
5 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.71%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (5.71%) Disk Encryption
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.71%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
4 3 (8.57%) Lotus
4 3 (8.57%) Sophos
5 2 (5.71%) AppSense
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.71%) Lumension
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Wyse
6 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) SAP