Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 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 Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - +71 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Cambridge median daily rate £125 - £155
10th Percentile £105 - £148
90th Percentile £176 - £163
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £125 £174 £155
% change year-on-year -28.16% +12.26% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £15.50 - £17.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.75 - £19.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 591 754 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.26% 96.54% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 463 548
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £178 £233 £225
90th Percentile £507 £538 £519
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 54 68
Cambridge median hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.67% +82.93% -45.33%
10th Percentile £12.35 £13.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £44.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.90 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -45.10% +81.25% -19.19%

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in Cambridge

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Cambridge

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Cambridge

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Cambridge region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) WebEx
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) WebEx
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow