The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds 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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 99 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £125 £115 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -22.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £166 £160
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +8.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Desktop Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1394 1521 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 95.00% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1084 695
Median daily rate £405 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Leeds region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Law
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Document Management
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) Extranet
7 2 (10.53%) Legal
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
8 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) Extranet
General
1 5 (26.32%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Document Management
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Toshiba
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