The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £130 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.81%
Desktop Technician
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 168 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.74% 100.00% 97.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 134 81
Average daily rate £475 £430 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 9
Average hourly rate £50.68 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.40% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Desktop Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Desktop Technician Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Desktop Technician
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft