The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Desk Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Desk Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Technician
Rank - 50 49
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.47% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £106 £100 -
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £8.48 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £11.25 £10.33
% change year-on-year
+9.77% +8.95%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 426 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.62% 91.81% 97.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 202 244
Average daily rate £386 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 92
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Service Desk Technician
East of England

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Service Desk Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Desk Technician Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Service Desk Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Service Desk Technician
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Service Desk Technician
East of England