The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Brighton region that had Desktop Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Desktop Support Specialist
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 269 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 98.35% 98.18% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 188 112
Median daily rate £400 £360 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Median hourly rate £21.36 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%