The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Desktop Analyst
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £140 £175
% change year-on-year +5.35% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -29.06% +29.51%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 772 874 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.43% 96.57% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 609 551
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in Bristol

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Analyst in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Bristol

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Bristol

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (50.00%) Wyse
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) AppSense
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Wyse
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec