The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank - 22 12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 3.94% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.20% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £105
UK excluding London average daily rate £158 £140 £145
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +5.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 119 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 92.59% 93.70% 86.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 32
Average daily rate £398 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead