Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 99 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.072% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.074% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £120 £90 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -57.14% +121.05%
10th Percentile £110 £85 £196
90th Percentile £130 £95 £216
East of England median daily rate £148 £165 £200
% change year-on-year -10.61% -17.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.03 - £21.50
10th Percentile £10.45 - £19.75
90th Percentile £11.66 - £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £11.03 £15.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -27.67% -29.07% -66.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1484 1345 1517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 96.55% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 776 772
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 81 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £120 -
Desktop Support Analyst
East of England

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Biotechnology
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) WebEx
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Biotechnology
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix