The median contractor rate for a Desktop Analyst was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
South East / Surrey
Rank 92 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.34% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £200 £140 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £140 £175
% change year-on-year +5.35% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -29.06% +29.51%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1101 1244 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.18% 96.14% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 807 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 99 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £52.50 £50.00
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in Surrey

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Surrey

Desktop Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Analyst in Surrey

Desktop Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 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
Guildford - 1 £170 -
Staines - 1 - -
Desktop Analyst
South East

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (37.50%) Lotus
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
7 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (12.50%) SCCM
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) Ethernet

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow