Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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.

Second Line Desktop Support Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median daily rate - - £155
South West median daily rate £90 £150 £145
% change year-on-year -40.02% +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £28.00
South West median hourly rate £11.83 £13.70 £12.75
% change year-on-year -13.65% +7.45% -17.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 508 450 448
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 96.15% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 300 226
Somerset median daily rate £398 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +6.43% -2.44%
10th Percentile £206 £156 £184
90th Percentile £530 £510 £488
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 69
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +19.70% -15.92%
10th Percentile £16.56 £11.27 £11.85
90th Percentile £44.58 £53.75 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.37%

2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer in Somerset

2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer in Somerset

2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer in Somerset