The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 24 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.

IT Support
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.48% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £275 - £116
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £141
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £150 £160
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.64 £14.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -2.58% +0.93%  

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 795 825 877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.90% 97.29% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 587 647
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Bristol

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Bristol

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Bristol

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Toshiba
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Apple
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) CentOS
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server

IT 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
1 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (6.67%) IBM