The first table below looks at the demand for the Deskside Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.63% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £160 -
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
300 278 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.94% 91.75% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 167 132
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.44 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Deskside Support
Yorkshire

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Support in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Deskside Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Deskside Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Deskside Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus