The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.36% 0.78% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.83% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Liverpool median daily rate £125 - £200
10th Percentile £113 - £186
90th Percentile £138 - £241
Merseyside median daily rate £125 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Liverpool median hourly rate - £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
Merseyside median hourly rate - £11.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -26.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 265 241 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 96.01% 94.51% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 515 563
Liverpool median daily rate £388 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +12.59%  
10th Percentile £250 £263 £135
90th Percentile £531 £500 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +8.10% +13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 44
Liverpool median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £12.67
90th Percentile £16.75 £14.67 £21.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Liverpool

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Liverpool

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Liverpool

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
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