Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 188 185
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 11 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 15
East of England median daily rate £175 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% +29.03%
10th Percentile £121 £96 £143
90th Percentile £322 £177 £210
England median daily rate £155 £172 £170
% change year-on-year -9.88% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
East of England median hourly rate £11.06 £15.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.48% -29.07% -66.54%
10th Percentile £10.63 £14.63 £17.20
90th Percentile £15.05 £15.88 £23.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.48% -19.74% +15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Analyst in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in the East of England

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £175 +0.57%
Hertfordshire -6 3 £120 +33.33%
Essex -13 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £345 -
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East of England region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 5 (45.45%) Apple
4 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (45.45%) WebEx
5 3 (27.27%) iPhone
5 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Biotechnology
6 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (9.09%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Local Government
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (9.09%) EPoS

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) WebEx
2 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (27.27%) iPhone
3 2 (18.18%) Biotechnology
3 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix