The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Technician
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £150 £133
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
210 157 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.45% 91.81% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 127
Average daily rate £325 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 18
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.58 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Technician in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Desktop Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Desktop Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset