The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Deskside Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Deskside Support
England / London
Rank 398 388 403
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 10 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Median daily rate - £180 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £120 £170
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.04 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% +27.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+25.80% -1.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18156 19919 19982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12986 14035 14204
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 315 348
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.57 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Deskside Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Deskside Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Deskside Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Deskside Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Deskside Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 1 - -
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Deskside 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 London region featuring Deskside Support in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 16 (69.57%) Banking
3 16 (69.57%) Blackberry
4 15 (65.22%) IBM Notes
4 15 (65.22%) Lotus
4 15 (65.22%) Bloomberg
5 14 (60.87%) Reuters
5 14 (60.87%) Retail
5 14 (60.87%) Retail Banking
5 14 (60.87%) Eikon
6 13 (56.52%) iPad
6 13 (56.52%) iPhone
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (52.17%) Windows XP
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) MS Office
10 4 (17.39%) Service Management
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL
11 3 (13.04%) VPN
11 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
12 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
12 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
12 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
12 2 (8.70%) Android
12 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (8.70%) SCCM

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 15 (65.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (69.57%) Banking
2 14 (60.87%) Retail
2 14 (60.87%) Retail Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Blackberry
2 13 (56.52%) iPad
2 13 (56.52%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) BYOD
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) PDA
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Bloomberg
1 15 (65.22%) Lotus
2 14 (60.87%) Reuters
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy