The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Deskside Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Deskside Support
UK
Rank 570 578 590
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 16 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.085% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.089% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 8
Median daily rate £155 £150 £161
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £180 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £120 £170
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -1.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -1.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Deskside Support in the job title.

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Deskside Support
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK.

Deskside Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Deskside Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Deskside Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK.

Deskside Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
England +22 12 £155 +3.16% 5
London +3 6 £325 +91.17% 2
South East +15 4 £130 - 2
South Wales +20 3 - -
Wales +10 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £130 -
Newport - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £130 -
East Midlands - 2 £155 -
Wellingborough - 2 £155 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £155 -
Surrey +11 1 £188 -
City of London +5 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Deskside 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 featuring Deskside Support in the job title.

1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (35.71%) MS Office
5 14 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 14 (33.33%) Lotus
5 14 (33.33%) Banking
5 14 (33.33%) Retail
6 12 (28.57%) Bloomberg
6 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 11 (26.19%) Reuters
7 11 (26.19%) Retail Banking
7 11 (26.19%) Eikon
8 10 (23.81%) Service Management
8 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 9 (21.43%) iPad
9 9 (21.43%) iPhone
9 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
12 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
12 5 (11.90%) Android
12 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.90%) Citrix
12 5 (11.90%) Finance
13 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
13 4 (9.52%) Incident Management

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) SSH
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
1 14 (33.33%) Retail
2 11 (26.19%) Retail Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 9 (21.43%) iPad
2 9 (21.43%) iPhone
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) BYOD
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) PDA
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.90%) Android
6 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Service Management
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Coaching
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.38%) Line Management
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Lotus
3 12 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 11 (26.19%) Reuters
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) Avaya
7 3 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Lumension
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
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