The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 220 229 225
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 25 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£143 £175 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £170 £150
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.05 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £25.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +10.34%
Desktop Support Analyst
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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
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 22 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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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 +7 7 £120 - 3
East Sussex - 7 - -
Oxfordshire +4 4 £208 -
Kent -4 2 £131 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £140 -
Surrey - 2 £150 -
Hampshire -12 1 - - 2
Berkshire - - - - 1
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) MS Office
2 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 24 (51.06%) Windows 7
4 19 (40.43%) Windows XP
5 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
6 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
9 9 (19.15%) Citrix
9 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
10 7 (14.89%) SCCM
11 6 (12.77%) Service Management
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (10.64%) Finance
12 5 (10.64%) Dell
12 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
12 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (8.51%) iPhone
13 4 (8.51%) Retail
13 4 (8.51%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (8.51%) Symantec
13 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (8.51%) ITSM
13 4 (8.51%) Apple
13 4 (8.51%) HP
13 4 (8.51%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (55.32%) MS Office
2 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.51%) iPhone
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows 7
3 19 (40.43%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (8.51%) ITSM
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) MCDST
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Citrix
3 5 (10.64%) Dell
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec
4 4 (8.51%) Apple
4 4 (8.51%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Lotus
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.13%) CommVault
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Nortel
6 1 (2.13%) Altiris
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