Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Break/Fix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Break/Fix over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Break/Fix
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 36 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 9 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.99% 4.06% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 5.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 4
Somerset median daily rate £158 £105 £103
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +2.44% -
10th Percentile £112 £95 £101
90th Percentile £204 £159 £104
South West median daily rate £169 £105 £109
% change year-on-year +60.71% -3.45% -60.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £14.50 -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £125.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -88.40% +619.42%

Break/Fix is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 362 351 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 79.91% 79.23% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 234 209
Somerset median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £234
90th Percentile £494 £538 £528
South West median daily rate £413 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 61
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +22.58% -0.05%
10th Percentile £19.85 £36.10 £19.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £46.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.92% +11.43%

Break/Fix
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Break/Fix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Break/Fix in Somerset

Break/Fix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Break/Fix in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Break/Fix in Somerset

Break/Fix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Break/Fix in Somerset

Break/Fix
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +2 4 £125 +9.89%
Bridgwater -4 4 £188 +56.25%
Break/Fix
South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Break/Fix.

1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence

Break/Fix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Support Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Desktop Support
2 7 (77.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP