Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 21 May 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.

Service Desk Support
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +18
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Support 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.90% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median daily rate - - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate £11.33 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. 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
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 77 91 52
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 96.81% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 40
Bedford median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £130 £263 £170
90th Percentile £488 £450 £475
Bedfordshire median daily rate £446 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Bedford median hourly rate £12.96 £12.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.37% -32.03% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.33 £18.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £45.11
% change year-on-year +14.29% -68.96% +100.49%

Service Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Service Desk Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Support in Bedford

Service Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Desk Support in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Support in Bedford

Service Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Support in Bedford

Service Desk Support Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Service 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 Bedford region featuring Service Desk Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) DameWare
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management

Service Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft