The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 87 91
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% 0.79% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.83% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £200 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £150 £130
% change year-on-year +8.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £11.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.23
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1152 1212 1210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.58% 95.36% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3125 3244 2820
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 265 220
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +45.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Support in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Help Desk Support in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Help Desk Support in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 £163 - 1
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow