The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Technician
Rank 118 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.058% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.063% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £175 £133
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 - £14.92
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 - £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 - £14.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +0.92%
Desktop Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1963 1592 1442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.84% 92.94% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 882 710
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 103 179
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.38 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -22.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Technician Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Technician
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport - - - - 1
Desktop Technician
South East

Desktop Technician
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) LANDesk

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
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