The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank 573 556 533
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 22 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.055% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.059% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£160 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £12.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.35% +4.68%
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Technician across the England region.

Desktop Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

Desktop Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Desktop Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

Desktop Technician
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -25 9 £173 -4.16% 3
London +11 6 £160 -
West Midlands +6 4 - - 1
North West -19 3 - - 2
Desktop Technician
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Desktop Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Technician in their job title.

1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
4 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 8 (19.05%) MS Office
6 6 (14.29%) Finance
6 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) VPN
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) SCCM
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 3 (7.14%) SLA
9 3 (7.14%) LDAP
9 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) Novell
9 3 (7.14%) QA
9 3 (7.14%) CMDB
10 2 (4.76%) iPad
10 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (4.76%) VMware

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) VLAN
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.14%) CMDB
2 2 (4.76%) iPhone
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
1 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.38%) Network Management
5 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Novell
3 2 (4.76%) Lotus
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) F5
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