The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South West / Bristol
Rank 59 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.10% 0.66% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.69% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £155 £210 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +61.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £210 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £143 £154
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.20 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year +1.33% +8.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 779 874 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.47% 96.57% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 609 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 26
Median hourly rate £23.84 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.42% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Support in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
6 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) Broadband
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Samsung
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.50 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago