The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.084% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £136
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £125 £173
% change year-on-year +36.00% -27.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.90 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.94% -13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1147 1286 1377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.22% 95.47% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 707 733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 22
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in Edinburgh

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Edinburgh

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Edinburgh

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft