Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 27 July 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.46% 5.64% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 5.95% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Peterborough median daily rate - £89 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.66% -16.80%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £130 £140 £104
% change year-on-year -7.14% +34.62% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Peterborough median hourly rate £24.00 - £21.00
10th Percentile £23.50 - £20.50
90th Percentile £24.50 - £21.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year - +10.97% -0.66%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 198 185 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 90.83% 94.87% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 128
Peterborough median daily rate £357 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% +3.85% +4.42%
10th Percentile £160 £104 £209
90th Percentile £475 £513 £516
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 50
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.43% -11.07%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £24.05 £33.96 £24.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £21.17 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -39.51% +94.44% -28.00%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Peterborough

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Peterborough region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec