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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Deskside Support
Rank 409 415 405
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 13 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.084% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.089% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £130 £180 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £120 £121
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +77.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.64 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.53% +7.82%
Deskside Support
England

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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 14 (63.64%) IBM Notes
3 14 (63.64%) Lotus
3 14 (63.64%) Blackberry
3 14 (63.64%) iPad
3 14 (63.64%) iPhone
4 13 (59.09%) Bloomberg
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (54.55%) Reuters
5 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 12 (54.55%) Retail
5 12 (54.55%) Retail Banking
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 12 (54.55%) Eikon
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.64%) ITSM
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (9.09%) Office 365
9 2 (9.09%) SCCM
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre

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 14 (63.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 14 (63.64%) Banking
2 12 (54.55%) Retail
2 12 (54.55%) Retail Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Blackberry
1 14 (63.64%) iPad
1 14 (63.64%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Lotus
2 13 (59.09%) Bloomberg
3 12 (54.55%) Reuters
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy