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 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
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 54 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 1.61% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.77% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Median daily rate £150 £111 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -1.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
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 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
526 564 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.81% 90.97% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 306 466
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 17
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £16.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £25.50
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 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 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security