The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
South West / Somerset
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £123 £145
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+9.18% +4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 317 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.14% 99.06% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 194 174
Median daily rate £348 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Help Desk Support across the Somerset region.

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Support across the Somerset region.

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Help Desk 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 Somerset region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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