The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 59 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.41% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.72% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £163 £158
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
Desktop Support
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 416 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.30% 97.42% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 276 130
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 25
Median hourly rate £10.88 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Nottingham region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft