The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Technician
Rank 56 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.44% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£138 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £175 -
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.47%
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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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
659 420 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.06% 96.77% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 225 190
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Technician Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Technician
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft