The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
UK / England
Rank 496 514 467
Rank change year-on-year +18 -47  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 78 99 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 85
Median daily rate £150 £160 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £258 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £140 £175
% change year-on-year +5.35% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +32.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £149.30 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £17.05
% change year-on-year -29.06% +26.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 30 £178 +4.41% 7
South East +29 21 £150 +1.69% 2
South West +6 11 £250 +94.17%
North West +21 6 - -
East of England -5 5 £110 -26.05%
Yorkshire +10 3 £125 -24.24% 2
West Midlands +12 1 £325 - 2
North East - 1 - - 1
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (70.51%) Windows
2 76 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 75 (48.08%) Active Directory
4 64 (41.03%) Windows 7
5 56 (35.90%) MS Office
6 49 (31.41%) Finance
7 38 (24.36%) ITIL
8 32 (20.51%) Citrix
9 29 (18.59%) SCCM
10 20 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 20 (12.82%) Windows Server
11 19 (12.18%) MS Excel
11 19 (12.18%) VMware
12 18 (11.54%) MCP
13 17 (10.90%) Cisco
13 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (10.90%) Incident Management
14 16 (10.26%) Dell
14 16 (10.26%) Legal
15 15 (9.62%) LAN
15 15 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (8.97%) Office 365
16 14 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (8.97%) Blackberry
16 14 (8.97%) Windows 10
17 13 (8.33%) Banking
18 12 (7.69%) WSUS
18 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (7.69%) Bloomberg
19 11 (7.05%) Symantec

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (35.90%) MS Office
2 19 (12.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.97%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) G Suite
3 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.62%) LAN
3 6 (3.85%) DHCP
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
3 6 (3.85%) WAN
4 5 (3.21%) Wireless
5 4 (2.56%) Extranet
5 4 (2.56%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.56%) Network Security
6 3 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.28%) Internet
7 2 (1.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.64%) Intranet
8 1 (0.64%) VLAN
8 1 (0.64%) VPN
8 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Legal
3 13 (8.33%) Banking
4 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Law
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Front Office
6 2 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) XMPP
2 2 (1.28%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.64%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.85%) NHS
3 6 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.21%) iPad
4 5 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.56%) iPhone
5 4 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.28%) PDA
7 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.64%) Equities
7 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.64%) Life Science
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (70.51%) Windows
2 64 (41.03%) Windows 7
3 20 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.97%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.13%) Android
6 8 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.49%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.21%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.28%) CentOS
11 2 (1.28%) Linux
11 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.64%) Unix
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.36%) ITIL
2 17 (10.90%) Incident Management
3 10 (6.41%) Migration
4 7 (4.49%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.49%) Release Management
5 5 (3.21%) Change Control
5 5 (3.21%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.56%) Document Management
6 4 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (1.92%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (1.92%) Change Management
7 3 (1.92%) Investment Management
7 3 (1.92%) ITIL V3
7 3 (1.92%) Performance Management
7 3 (1.92%) Service Management
7 3 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.28%) Disk Encryption
8 2 (1.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.49%) VBA
2 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.92%) SQL
4 2 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) MCP
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.77%) Degree
6 8 (5.13%) MCSE
7 6 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (3.21%) MCDST
8 5 (3.21%) MCSA
9 4 (2.56%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.64%) HND
12 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 75 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) XenApp
3 9 (5.77%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.56%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (18.59%) SCCM
2 12 (7.69%) WSUS
3 7 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.28%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.64%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.64%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.51%) Citrix
3 19 (12.18%) VMware
4 17 (10.90%) Cisco
5 16 (10.26%) Dell
6 12 (7.69%) Bloomberg
7 11 (7.05%) Symantec
8 10 (6.41%) Reuters
9 9 (5.77%) Remedy
10 8 (5.13%) AppSense
10 8 (5.13%) Lotus
11 7 (4.49%) Apple
11 7 (4.49%) BMC
11 7 (4.49%) Sophos
12 6 (3.85%) HP
12 6 (3.85%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.85%) Wyse
13 4 (2.56%) CA
13 4 (2.56%) FactSet
14 2 (1.28%) Fidessa
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago