The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £153 £140
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.78% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 281 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.90% 95.58% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 182 240
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Support across the Northamptonshire region.

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Modis International
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago