Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £148 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 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 Support Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 186 186
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 9 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 14
East of England median daily rate £148 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% -17.50% +29.03%
10th Percentile £115 £96 £142
90th Percentile £182 £177 £210
England median daily rate £150 £165 £165
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
East of England median hourly rate £11.03 £15.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.67% -29.07% -66.54%
10th Percentile £10.57 £14.63 £17.20
90th Percentile £13.32 £15.88 £23.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.57 £19.25
% change year-on-year +16.72% -24.34% +16.67%

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 4851 4659 5596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 95.59% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 2689 3270
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 £206
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 384 378 535
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the East of England.

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

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the East of England.

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

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 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 -14 4 £175 +0.57%
Hertfordshire -6 3 £120 +33.33%
Essex -15 2 - -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East of England region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
3 5 (55.56%) Apple
3 5 (55.56%) WebEx
4 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) iPhone
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Biotechnology
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365

Desktop Support 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WebEx
2 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (22.22%) Biotechnology
3 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix