The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Technician
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Technician 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 3.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £150 -
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.78% 93.66% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 83 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Help Desk Technician
South West

Help Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Help Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Help Desk Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Help Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset