The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 18 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.72% - 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £170 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
Desktop Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 91 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.17% 94.79% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 83
Median daily rate £360 £350 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 12
Median hourly rate £18.75 £42.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +84.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £40.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 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 Cheltenham region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware