Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a First Line Help Desk Support was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 122 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - +101
Contract jobs requiring a First Line Help Desk Support 11 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 0.88% 0.053% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £105 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
South West median daily rate £151 £109 £100
% change year-on-year +39.40% +8.50% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £11.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,180 1,799 1,643
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.90% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 1,228 1,047
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £256
90th Percentile £625 £588 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 83 62
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.67% -11.10%
10th Percentile £14.93 £10.83 £11.24
90th Percentile £50.63 £52.51 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.99
% change year-on-year -12.50% +48.20% -28.97%

First Line Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol

First Line Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol

First Line Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol

First Line Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for First Line Help Desk Support in Bristol

First Line Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Bristol region featuring First Line Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter
6 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL

First Line Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter