The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 53 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 0.45% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.46% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £135 £96 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -36.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.88%
Desktop Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
558 866 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.06% 96.76% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 436 402
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £52.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +232.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Glasgow region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 1 (12.50%) Lotus
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) VMware