The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 48 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 35 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.34% 1.03% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.07% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Median daily rate £155 £145 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £121 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £218 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.40 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
988 1303 1467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.18% 95.74% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 853 783
Median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 40 80
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £46.20 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +24 8 £145 - 1
Chertsey - 5 £155 -
Egham +9 3 £115 -28.12%
Caterham - 3 - -
Dorking +2 2 £230 -
Weybridge - 2 £126 -
Guildford -4 1 - - 1
Woking -13 1 - -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 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 Surrey region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) MS Office
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 16 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.92%) Lotus
8 11 (22.92%) IBM Notes
9 9 (18.75%) Driving Licence
9 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
10 8 (16.67%) Wireless
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (16.67%) Citrix
11 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
11 7 (14.58%) SCCM
12 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
12 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
12 5 (10.42%) SLA
12 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
13 4 (8.33%) Migration
13 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (8.33%) Internet
13 4 (8.33%) MCP
13 4 (8.33%) Java
13 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
13 4 (8.33%) ISO 9000
13 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 4 (8.33%) Korean Language

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 11 (22.92%) IBM Notes
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (58.33%) MS Office
2 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.67%) Wireless
3 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) 3G
4 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
General
1 4 (8.33%) Korean Language
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) BYOD
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 16 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Android
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
2 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) SEO
6 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) ACMT
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Lotus
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Apple
4 3 (6.25%) Dell
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) AppSense
6 1 (2.08%) arcserve
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Intel
6 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.08%) Polycom
6 1 (2.08%) Sage
6 1 (2.08%) Xerox