The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 30 April 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £150 £130
% change year-on-year -23.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 190 249 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.94% 98.03% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 121 204
Median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 34
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £21.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Somerset

Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Support in Somerset

Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support in Somerset