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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Desktop Support
England / North West
Rank - 152 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £188
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%

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
2500 3644 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 2167 1690
Median daily rate £375 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 168 187
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware