The first table below looks at the demand for the Service 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 Service Desk Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Technician
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £106 £100 -
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £11.00 £10.33
% change year-on-year
+12.27% +6.53%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 178 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.35% 94.68% 97.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 92 81
Average daily rate £325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.52 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Service Desk Technician
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Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Service Desk Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset