The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Deskside Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Deskside Analyst
Rank 618 604 577
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Analyst 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £155 £115 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -40.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £143 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £115 £145
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Deskside Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Deskside Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Deskside Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Deskside Analyst within the UK.

Deskside Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Deskside Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Analyst within the UK.

Deskside Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Deskside Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -5 10 £155 +16.98%
London +13 6 £178 +18.33%
Berkshire +6 2 - -
South East +3 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £150 -
Birmingham - 2 £150 -
Slough - 2 - -

Deskside Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
4 6 (33.33%) Law
4 6 (33.33%) Legal
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Lotus
5 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Wireless
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) Security Patching
7 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) iManage
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Front Office
7 3 (16.67%) Billing
7 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Deskside Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) 3G
4 2 (11.11%) IPX
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Law
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Billing
3 3 (16.67%) Front Office
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) NetWare
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MOS
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Lotus
2 3 (16.67%) iManage
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 2 (11.11%) Novell
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow