The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Aberdeen region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 16 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.13% 7.50% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 8.33% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £158 - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
Desktop Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
63 36 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 98.44% 90.00% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 39
Median daily rate £288 £300 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Aberdeen region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Support across the Aberdeen region.

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support across the Aberdeen region.

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Desktop Support 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 Aberdeen region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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