Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £157 per day in advertised job vacancies in West London during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Support Analyst
London > West London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 115 129
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 0.092% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.12% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
West London median daily rate £157 £153 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.95% +17.31% -10.34%
London median daily rate £183 £163 £173
% change year-on-year +12.31% -5.80% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West London median hourly rate £20.50 - -
London median hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.18% -32.00% +28.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West London. 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
West London
Contract vacancies in West London with a recognized job title 2,033 1,678 1,951
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 95.67% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,380 1,119 1,301
West London median daily rate £450 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £213 £212 £200
90th Percentile £588 £563 £563
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 41 77
West London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.83 £44.05
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in West London

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in West London

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in West London

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in West London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Desktop Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West London region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

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

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec