The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 36 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.63% 1.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£120 £275 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £138 £175 £170
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Desktop Analyst
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 384 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.85% 97.71% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 252 359
Average daily rate £313 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Haywards Heath - - - -
Desktop Analyst
South East

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 8 (72.73%) MS Office
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 5 (45.45%) Service Management
8 4 (36.36%) Apple
8 4 (36.36%) MCSE
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (36.36%) Symantec
8 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
8 4 (36.36%) SCCM
9 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (27.27%) ITSM
9 3 (27.27%) Dell
9 3 (27.27%) MCDST
9 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
10 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
10 2 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (18.18%) Lotus
10 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCDST
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Apple
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) HP