Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crawley during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Desktop Support
West Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 10 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 4.13% 0.36% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 0.37% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 6
Crawley median daily rate £110 - £200
10th Percentile £100 - £159
90th Percentile £181 - £469
West Sussex median daily rate £110 £100 £200
% change year-on-year +10.00% -50.00% +56.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Crawley median hourly rate £13.00 - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Crawley
Contract vacancies in Crawley with a recognized job title 228 272 479
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 97.84% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 182 359
Crawley median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £130 £238 £286
90th Percentile £563 £500 £538
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 20
Crawley median hourly rate £26.25 £34.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.79% +38.78% +68.97%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.13 £12.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £39.38
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crawley.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Crawley

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Crawley

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Crawley

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Crawley region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) iptables
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) 4G
3 1 (10.00%) ADSL
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) iptables
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec