The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 127 125 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £95 £80 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £80 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £80 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £134 £170 £165
% change year-on-year
-21.32% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.60 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.09%
Desktop Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 2535 2227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.13% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1502 1149
Median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 164 162
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dudley +8 5 £95 +18.75%
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Statistics
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) Google Apps
8 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
8 2 (18.18%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 2 (18.18%) Service Management
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) ITSM
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Google

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Google Apps
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco