The first table below looks at the demand for the Deskside Support role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 390 401 405
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.027% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£194 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £120 -
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.90% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Support in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 2 £200 - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Law
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Legal
7 3 (20.00%) Document Management
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) WorkSite
8 2 (13.33%) MCP
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (6.67%) CA
9 1 (6.67%) Lotus
9 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
9 1 (6.67%) Symantec
9 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
9 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Hummingbird
3 1 (6.67%) Open Text
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Meridio