Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £153 per day in advertised job vacancies in West London during the 6 months to 15 December 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
London > West London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 118 124
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 0.14% 0.052% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.055% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
West London median daily rate £153 - £185
10th Percentile £132 - £144
90th Percentile £167 - £200
London median daily rate £163 £183 £175
% change year-on-year -10.96% +4.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
West London median hourly rate - £175.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +797.44% +30.00%
London median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £19.67
% change year-on-year -32.00% +27.08% +9.29%

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 1983 1825 2051
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 94.36% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1188 1352
West London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £253 £200 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 74
West London median hourly rate £21.16 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.56% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £12.53 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.50 £43.53
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in West London

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 West London region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Hounslow -17 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Richmond upon Thames - 1 £170 -
Desktop Support Analyst
London

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in West London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West London region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP