Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £228 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Support Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 102 125
Rank change year-on-year -23 +23 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.24% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.26% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £228 £170 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.82% -24.44% +73.08%
10th Percentile £152 £103 £213
90th Percentile £288 £235 £238
South East median daily rate £170 £130 £145
% change year-on-year +30.77% -10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,149 1,561 2,301
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 93.08% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 825 1,134
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £216 £230
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 76 101
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.38 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.83% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.05 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £29.41 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year +2.86% -8.04% +18.94%

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -33 2 £275 +61.76%
Aylesbury - 2 £160 -
Desktop Support Analyst
South East

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Desktop Support 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Lumension
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 1 (14.29%) PDA
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Lumension
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft