Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Deskside Support was £142 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Deskside Support
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 583 587
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 37 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.053% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.056% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 2
London median daily rate £142 £130 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -24.64% -8.00%
10th Percentile £113 £120 £156
90th Percentile £227 £162 £187
England median daily rate £150 £140 £155
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.10% -4.15% +29.01%
10th Percentile £16.46 £14.15 £13.63
90th Percentile £26.61 £20.20 £26.53
England median hourly rate £14.75 £16.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year -9.23% +3.04% +12.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Deskside Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Deskside Support in London

Deskside Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deskside Support in London

Deskside Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deskside Support in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deskside Support in London

Deskside Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deskside Support in London

Deskside Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deskside Support in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Deskside Support in London

Deskside Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 8 £170 -
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Deskside 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 London region featuring Deskside Support in the job title.

1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (62.16%) Blackberry
3 23 (62.16%) Windows 7
4 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) VPN
5 11 (29.73%) Banking
6 10 (27.03%) IBM Notes
6 10 (27.03%) Lotus
7 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Android
7 9 (24.32%) Mac OS
8 8 (21.62%) iPhone
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) Apple
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
10 6 (16.22%) Break/Fix
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix
10 6 (16.22%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.51%) Reuters
11 5 (13.51%) Bloomberg
11 5 (13.51%) Service Management
11 5 (13.51%) ITSM
11 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
11 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
11 5 (13.51%) iPad

Deskside Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (27.03%) IBM Notes
2 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) VPN
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
General
1 11 (29.73%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
5 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) Blackberry
2 8 (21.62%) iPhone
3 5 (13.51%) BYOD
3 5 (13.51%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Android
3 9 (24.32%) Mac OS
4 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Break/Fix
3 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITSM
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Proactive Management
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Lotus
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) Apple
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) HP
6 5 (13.51%) Bloomberg
6 5 (13.51%) Reuters
7 2 (5.41%) AppSense
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) Google
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) Sage
8 1 (2.70%) Snow
8 1 (2.70%) VMware