The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Service Desk Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Technician
Rank 148 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.068% 0.096% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £118 £175
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -32.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £8.19 £11.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £10.80 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -28.03%
Service Desk Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2831 2977 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.59% 95.48% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1847 2011 1363
Median daily rate £380 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 152 125
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Service Desk Technician in the job title.

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Service Desk Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Desk Technician
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Service Desk Technician
England

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Service Desk Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Service Desk Technician in the job title.

1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy