The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £203 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.72
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2919 2710 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.45% 91.96% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1343 1584
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 202 224
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.14 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Desktop Support
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Desktop Support in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec