Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a First Line Help Desk Support was £171 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 21 June 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.

First Line Help Desk Support
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a First Line Help Desk Support 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.38% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Basingstoke median daily rate £171 £120 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.71% -31.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £147 £120 £163
90th Percentile £191 £120 £188
Hampshire median daily rate £171 £130 £175
% change year-on-year +31.73% -25.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. 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
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 470 592 565
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.18% 94.27% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 282 267
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £180 £213 £198
90th Percentile £500 £500 £547
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 32
Basingstoke median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +33.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.42 £12.68
90th Percentile £34.70 £37.50 £28.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +43.88%

First Line Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured First Line Help Desk Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for First Line Help Desk Support in Basingstoke

First Line Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing First Line Help Desk Support in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for First Line Help Desk Support in Basingstoke

First Line Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing First Line Help Desk Support in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for First Line Help Desk Support in Basingstoke

First Line Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, First Line Help Desk 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 Basingstoke region featuring First Line Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Java

First Line Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware