The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Desktop Support
South West > Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 63 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.83% 0.70% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.72% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Bristol median daily rate £175 £219 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +94.44%  
10th Percentile £143 £134 £94
90th Percentile £346 £336 £144
South West median daily rate £190 £205 £138
% change year-on-year -7.31% +49.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Bristol median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £10.98 - £11.57
90th Percentile £15.83 - £17.50
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £13.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.30% -12.58%  

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 813 832 890
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.87% 97.20% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 2043 2066
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
10th Percentile £258 £236 £255
90th Percentile £530 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 88 99
Bristol median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £43.00 £37.74
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) SCCM
5 4 (16.67%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.50%) Remedy
6 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (8.33%) Broadband
7 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) Wyse
7 2 (8.33%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (8.33%) CentOS
7 2 (8.33%) XenApp
7 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop

Desktop 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Broadband
1 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Migration
1 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
2 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Wyse
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
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