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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Deskside Support
Rank 408 418 416
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.032% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £125 £143 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £110 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £193 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 - £120
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.19 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.44 - £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -24.29%
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
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 2 £120 -31.42% 1
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (46.43%) MS Office
5 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) Lotus
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (21.43%) Law
10 6 (21.43%) Legal
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (17.86%) iPhone
11 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 4 (14.29%) Internet
12 4 (14.29%) Reuters
12 4 (14.29%) Bloomberg
12 4 (14.29%) Cisco
12 4 (14.29%) VoIP
12 4 (14.29%) SCCM
12 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
12 4 (14.29%) Retail

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 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) VoIP
1 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) 3G
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Telepresence
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Law
3 6 (21.43%) Legal
4 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Billing
5 2 (7.14%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.86%) iPhone
3 4 (14.29%) iPad
4 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Life Science
5 2 (7.14%) PDA
6 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Lotus
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Reuters
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) iManage
6 2 (7.14%) Intel
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Altiris