The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £176 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +2.94%
Senior Desktop 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 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
3554 3523 2941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.78% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 2041 1584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 194 175
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.47 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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