The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 26 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.

Help Desk Support
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 74
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.76% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.79% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £150 £133
% change year-on-year +8.33% +13.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £13.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.36
% change year-on-year +4.16% -10.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 725 633 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.54% 96.64% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 338 448
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Milton Keynes

Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Help Desk Support in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Support in Milton Keynes

Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support in Milton Keynes

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Help Desk 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory