Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 6 months to 21 September 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.

Desktop Support
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 27 14
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 0.89% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.93% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Taunton median daily rate - - £275
Somerset median daily rate £188 £160 £238
% change year-on-year +17.19% -32.63% +72.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -53.57% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract vacancies in Taunton with a recognized job title 107 107 86
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.07% 95.54% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 54
Taunton median daily rate £400 £368 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +16.11% -11.78%
10th Percentile £300 £143 £211
90th Percentile £515 £437 £535
Somerset median daily rate £398 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.00% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Taunton median hourly rate £19.00 £10.59 £21.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.46% -51.49% +67.88%
10th Percentile £16.90 £9.68 £21.19
90th Percentile £26.16 £11.76 £22.46
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% +43.94% -10.81%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Taunton

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Support in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Taunton

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Taunton