Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Service Desk Technician
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 156 192
Rank change year-on-year -2 +36 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 4 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.31% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.34% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £104 - £135
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.49 £11.75 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.28% - +5.38%
10th Percentile £9.18 £10.83 £10.88
90th Percentile £15.47 £13.61 £12.63
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £9.75
% change year-on-year +27.66% +20.51% -12.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3335 3572 4246
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 92.47% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1977 2227 2599
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 248 280
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.88 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Service Desk Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Service Desk Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Technician in Hampshire

Service Desk Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Technician in Hampshire

Service Desk Technician
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Fareham -2 1 - -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Service Desk Technician
South East

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Hampshire region featuring Service Desk Technician in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Informix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Informix
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase