Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Technician was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Desktop Technician
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 185 189
Rank change year-on-year +32 +4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.026% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.022% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate £115 - £115
South East median daily rate £123 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -14.29%
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +25.81% +40.91% -37.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3499 4540 5091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.44% 92.96% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1695 2397 2674
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.75% +0.87%
10th Percentile £214 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £526
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 163 197
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £47.50 £34.35 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

Desktop Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Desktop Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Technician in Berkshire

Desktop Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Technician in Berkshire

Desktop Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Technician in Berkshire

Desktop Technician
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £115 -
Desktop Technician
South East