The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 24 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.72% 4.92% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 5.00% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £167 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
Desktop Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
136 120 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.84% 98.36% 98.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 133
Median daily rate £300 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Peterborough region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (50.00%) VMware