Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +99
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.071% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median daily rate £130 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £125 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £162.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £162.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1020.69% -17.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,178 1,284 1,812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 90.55% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 671 1,083
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £238 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 73 123
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -44.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £52.66 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +17.65%

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in Reading

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Reading

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Reading

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP