The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 70 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £153 £138 £190
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.19 £16.24
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -18.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 549 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.88% 93.69% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 243 358
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 107
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Support in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Deskside Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Deskside Support Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Deskside Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Deskside Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Deskside Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lync

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya