The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 23 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 41
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 2.42% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.51% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £175 £175
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
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 East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 268 279 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.81% 96.54% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 162 236
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 £238 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
Median hourly rate £11.93 £16.84 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.15% +5.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in East Sussex

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in East Sussex

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in East Sussex

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Sussex region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Wyse