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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 218 224 242
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 21 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Average daily rate £165 £175 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £119 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £183 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £135 £121
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.05 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.80 £20.75 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +2.83%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8571 7742 9835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.25% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4746 3879 4425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
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 449 606 704
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -10 5 £150 -
Hampshire +11 3 £143 +35.71% 1
West Sussex -3 3 £160 -13.51% 1
Surrey -7 2 £175 - 1
Kent +7 1 £190 +8.57%
East Sussex -5 1 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Windows 7
3 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
5 22 (45.83%) Windows XP
6 21 (43.75%) MS Office
7 19 (39.58%) VPN
8 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
9 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (27.08%) SCCM
11 11 (22.92%) Blackberry
12 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 9 (18.75%) Apple
13 9 (18.75%) SQL
14 8 (16.67%) ITIL
14 8 (16.67%) Citrix
15 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
15 7 (14.58%) WSUS
15 7 (14.58%) MobileIron
16 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (10.42%) WAN
17 5 (10.42%) LAN
17 5 (10.42%) Change Management
17 5 (10.42%) Remedy
17 5 (10.42%) Degree
18 4 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
18 4 (8.33%) VMware
18 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Office
2 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) VPN
2 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (6.25%) PBX
5 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) DHCP
6 2 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
4 1 (2.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Windows 7
3 22 (45.83%) Windows XP
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Change Management
3 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.25%) ITSM
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Apple
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) MobileIron
5 5 (10.42%) Remedy
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
6 4 (8.33%) Nortel
7 3 (6.25%) NEC
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle
7 3 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (4.17%) BMC
8 2 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) CA
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Royalblue
9 1 (2.08%) Altiris
9 1 (2.08%) FrontRange
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