Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £188 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 44 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.45% 0.98% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.04% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Somerset median daily rate £188 £225 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +63.64% -32.93%
10th Percentile £164 £213 £131
90th Percentile £221 £238 £144
South West median daily rate £213 £133 £100
% change year-on-year +60.38% +32.50% -51.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £180.00 -
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £98.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -84.44% +653.85% -7.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 431 481 696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.99% 94.50% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 251 394
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% +10.37%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £263
90th Percentile £525 £510 £545
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 71 80
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +5.44% +70.93%
10th Percentile £25.95 £12.86 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +58.14% +13.16%

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in Somerset

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Somerset

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Somerset

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Bath 0 2 £188 -16.67%
Desktop Analyst
South West

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Somerset region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (100.00%) SCSM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (100.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware