The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 2.33% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £165 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £164 £130
% change year-on-year
-5.34% +25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 91.86% 87.10% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 27
Average daily rate £348 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Desktop Support
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Desktop Support Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Desktop Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Desktop Support Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Desktop Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking region that cited Desktop Support 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 in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking region that cited Desktop Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec