The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Help Desk Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Technician
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Technician 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £116 £110 £118
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.75 £10.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.54%
Help Desk Technician
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
550 816 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.70% 95.77% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 470 478
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 72 82
Median hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Help Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Help Desk Technician in the job title.

Help Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Help Desk Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Technician across the Cambridgeshire region.

Help Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire