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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - - 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £140 £146
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -6.45%
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
94 94 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 81.74% 98.95% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 46
Average daily rate £405 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £53.00 - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

Desktop Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft