Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 July 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 Support Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 111 132
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.14% 0.15% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £135 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% - -
South East median daily rate £147 £145 £150
% change year-on-year +1.38% -3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
South East median hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +16.18% +30.77% -22.39%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2023 1905 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 95.16% 95.44% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 992 1210
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £234 £232
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 89
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.33 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.75% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.38 £44.80 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

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 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 24 July 2017. 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 -20 1 £110 -4.35%
High Wycombe - 1 £160 -
Desktop Support Analyst
South East

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) CCAA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCAA
1 1 (33.33%) CCENT
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware