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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
England / South East
Rank 212 250 247
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 27 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 15
Median daily rate £150 £145 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £239 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £125 £150
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-29.06% +34.37%

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
7170 8265 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.47% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 5039 4802
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 386 422
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 - 8 £150 - 1
Surrey +18 5 £194 +55.00% 1
Middlesex - 5 - -
Kent +8 4 £160 +10.00% 1
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £110 -34.81% 1
West Sussex -14 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows 7
3 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 16 (31.37%) ITIL
5 16 (31.37%) Finance
6 15 (29.41%) MS Office
7 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
8 11 (21.57%) Citrix
9 9 (17.65%) WSUS
9 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 9 (17.65%) VMware
10 8 (15.69%) Remedy
10 8 (15.69%) BMC
10 8 (15.69%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) Office 365
11 7 (13.73%) Dell
11 7 (13.73%) Cisco
11 7 (13.73%) Sophos
11 7 (13.73%) Legal
11 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
12 6 (11.76%) Change Management
12 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.76%) MCP
12 6 (11.76%) Change Control
12 6 (11.76%) Release Management
12 6 (11.76%) Degree

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 4 (7.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Office
2 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) NHS
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Change Control
4 6 (11.76%) Change Management
4 6 (11.76%) Release Management
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Line Management
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Disk Encryption
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.96%) ITSM
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.96%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) MCP
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) WSUS
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Citrix
3 9 (17.65%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) BMC
4 8 (15.69%) Remedy
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Dell
5 7 (13.73%) Sophos
6 4 (7.84%) Lotus
7 3 (5.88%) Symantec
8 2 (3.92%) AppSense
8 2 (3.92%) CA
8 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.92%) Lumension
8 2 (3.92%) Wyse
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow