The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Technician
Rank 91 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £160 £110
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £10.50 £10.18
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +3.19%
Service Desk Technician
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1314 1062 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.59% 92.91% 90.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 553 580
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 67 83
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.28 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Desk Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Desk Technician Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Desk Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Desk Technician
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Technician in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows