Period
to 26 September 2020

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 26 September 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.

Service Desk Support
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 107 135
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Support 0 8 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £115
Scotland median daily rate - - £111
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 567 2,038 2,836
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.87% 95.23% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 1,042 1,498
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £245 £258 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
Scotland median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.24% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 51
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +14.75%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £44.15 £38.95 £43.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%

Service Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Support in Edinburgh

Service Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Service Desk Support in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Service Desk Support in Edinburgh

Service Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Service Desk Support in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Service Desk Support in Edinburgh