The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 41 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £165
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Desktop Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 291 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.37% 93.27% 92.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 184 152
Median daily rate £400 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Coventry region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple