The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 30 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.

Desktop Support Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £110 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £144 £143 £168
% change year-on-year +1.05% -14.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.55
% change year-on-year -29.06% +29.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 567 668 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.59% 95.70% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 331 349
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10