The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 36 47
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 254 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 92.42% 99.61% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 172 177
Median daily rate £375 £345 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 31
Median hourly rate £11.17 £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.25 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex