The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crawley during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.22% 2.67% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.67% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £150 £155 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -67.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £175 £175
% change year-on-year -13.75% -0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 128 187 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 94.81% 100.00% 98.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 147 105
Median daily rate £390 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +70.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft