The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wakefield region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 11 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.44% 4.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £166 £160
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Desktop Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.56% 100.00% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 7
Median daily rate £350 £310 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +67.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £15.32 £40.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.70% +300.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Wakefield region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory