The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Warwickshire 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 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 31 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.41% 0.32% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.35% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £113 - £98
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 287 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 94.07% 91.99% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 150 155
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 76
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Desktop Support
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warwick +3 2 £115 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Desktop Support
West Midlands

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Warwickshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Apple
1 4 (50.00%) Google
1 4 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SQL

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Apple
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft