The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 10 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.90% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.77% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Leeds median daily rate £225 £125 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +4.16%  
10th Percentile £113 £113 £114
90th Percentile £359 £235 £301
West Yorkshire median daily rate £220 £125 £123
% change year-on-year +76.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £20.43 £13.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.50% -10.64%  
10th Percentile £15.99 £10.93 £12.65
90th Percentile £24.62 £16.77 £100.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.68 £13.85 £13.87
% change year-on-year +20.43% -0.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1097 1424 1469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.30% 95.70% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2369 3621 4182
Leeds median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.54% +17.26%  
10th Percentile £277 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £570 £516
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 203
Leeds median hourly rate £15.86 £12.82 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -5.70%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -0.51% -2.66%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Leeds

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Leeds

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Support in Leeds

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Reuters
6 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
6 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) Lotus
6 3 (21.43%) Eikon
6 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
6 3 (21.43%) BYOD
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) DSDM
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) Finance

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) BYOD
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) DSDM
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Lotus
2 3 (21.43%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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