The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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 currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Desktop Support Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Desktop Support Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Desktop Support Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
London - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
England - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support Administrator 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 Desktop Support Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

Desktop Support Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support Administrator 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 Desktop Support Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Wyse
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) SAP