Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 50 48
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Support 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 1.91% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.99% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Somerset median daily rate - £167 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.33% -
South West median daily rate £150 £167 £160
% change year-on-year -10.18% +4.38% +48.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £13.50
South West median hourly rate - £13.16 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +22.40% -4.44%

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 462 453 464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 95.97% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 283 239
Somerset median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -5.02%
10th Percentile £250 £150 £165
90th Percentile £572 £512 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 88
Somerset median hourly rate £41.00 £16.79 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.19% -54.93% -5.10%
10th Percentile £15.31 £10.69 £12.70
90th Percentile £45.10 £43.00 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -10.91% -11.29%

Service Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Support in Somerset

Service Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Support in Somerset

Service 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 Service Desk Support in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Support in Somerset