The median contractor rate for a Desktop Technician was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £115 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £190 £105
% change year-on-year -39.47% +80.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% +5.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 616 931 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.76% 92.09% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 506 521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% +102.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Desktop Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Desktop Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Technician in Reading

Desktop Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Technician in Reading

Desktop Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Technician in Reading