The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.033% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £106 £135
% change year-on-year +22.64% -21.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £11.53 £12.40
% change year-on-year +25.75% -6.99%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2617 2872 3003
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.72% 95.38% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 6450 6581
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 432 794
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.75 £43.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Service Desk Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Technician in the South West

Service Desk Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Desk Technician in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Technician in the South West

Service Desk Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Technician in the South West