The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Maidenhead region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 20 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.90% 3.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 4.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
Desktop Support
Berkshire

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
105 97 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 94.59% 82.20% 98.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 63
Median daily rate £400 £405 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +34.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £122 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.40 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

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

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Desktop 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 Maidenhead region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron