The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank - - 94
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £115
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £158 £175
% change year-on-year
+31.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Desktop Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1276 1300 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 95.10% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 699 763
Average daily rate £425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 65 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Technician Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Technician
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware