Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 35 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 0.75% 0.70% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.79% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Woking median daily rate £145 - £145
10th Percentile £143 - £143
90th Percentile £148 - £148
Surrey median daily rate £183 £160 £153
% change year-on-year +14.06% +4.92% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Woking median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £15.23 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year +1.53% +0.84% +0.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract vacancies in Woking with a recognized job title 112 127 107
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 84.21% 88.81% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 97 69
Woking median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £319 £275
90th Percentile £450 £475 £475
Surrey median daily rate £450 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Woking median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.14% -50.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.20 £32.75
90th Percentile £37.00 £43.25 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -4.55% +20.81%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Woking

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Woking

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Woking

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Desktop Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Woking region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft