The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank 72 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£210 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £175 £188
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +10.71%
Desktop Technician
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
844 661 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.62% 93.76% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 358 487
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £17.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Technician Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Technician
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft