The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Administrator was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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 Administrator
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 621 639
Rank change year-on-year +37 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
England median daily rate £110 - £115
UK median daily rate £110 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Desktop Support Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Administrator in England

Desktop Support Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Administrator in England

Desktop Support Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Administrator in England

Desktop Support Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London - 10 £110 -
Desktop Support Administrator
UK

Desktop Support Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Desktop Support Administrator 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 England region featuring Desktop Support Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) SolarWinds
3 9 (81.82%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
5 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server

Desktop Support Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
1 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Change Control
1 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) VMware