Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 6 months to 26 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
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 0.66% 7.41% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 8.16% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Woking median daily rate £488 £140 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +248.21% -11.11% -13.70%
10th Percentile £469 £135 £145
90th Percentile £506 £145 £168
Surrey median daily rate £200 £175 £170
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Woking median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £14.40 £15.79 £13.50
% change year-on-year -8.77% +16.93% -6.90%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 98 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 86.75% 90.74% 90.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 59
Woking median daily rate £375 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +34.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £231 £276 £170
90th Percentile £498 £585 £500
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year - +6.78% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Woking median hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +325.00% -94.29% +993.75%
10th Percentile £41.25 £10.00 £162.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £29.00 £187.50
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -10.00%

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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 26 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 Woking region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL