The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 212 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 28 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£145 £175 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £173 £140
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £19.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +8.62%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
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 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Desktop Support Analyst
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Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the South East region.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Desktop Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst across the South East region.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 6 £225 -
Surrey -3 3 £160 - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £140 - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Kent -6 1 £118 -21.66%
Hampshire - - - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (52.00%) MS Office
3 26 (52.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (44.00%) Windows XP
5 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
8 11 (22.00%) Citrix
9 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
9 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) SCCM
10 7 (14.00%) VPN
11 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.00%) Apple
12 5 (10.00%) Service Management
12 5 (10.00%) Change Management
12 5 (10.00%) ITSM
13 4 (8.00%) Finance
13 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (8.00%) Symantec
13 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (8.00%) Dell
13 4 (8.00%) MCSE
13 4 (8.00%) Retail
13 4 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (52.00%) MS Office
2 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) VPN
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Law
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Service Management
2 5 (10.00%) Change Management
2 5 (10.00%) ITSM
3 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) Citrix
3 6 (12.00%) Apple
4 4 (8.00%) Symantec
4 4 (8.00%) Dell
5 3 (6.00%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.00%) Remedy
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
6 2 (4.00%) Lotus
6 2 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Altiris
7 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.00%) Nortel
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) CommVault
7 1 (2.00%) McAfee
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