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General Chat Thread, Techs to PC ratio in General; Hi, Our PC/MAC estate is constantly growing but the technician staff number remains the same. I was wondering what other ...
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    Techs to PC ratio

    Hi,

    Our PC/MAC estate is constantly growing but the technician staff number remains the same.

    I was wondering what other colleges have as a ratio. (We have 9 techs to 3500 approx. computers).

    Any help appreciated
    David.

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    3500 computers!!! Do you work in a University?
    We have me (NM) , 1 full time tech, 1 part time and 1 Apprentice to cover 450 computers, 300 mobile devices (including laptops, surfaces and chromebooks).

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    1 Manager, 1 NM, 2 Techs incl me, over 1200 pcs and about 300 mobile devices

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    1 NM (me), 1 Tech (split responsibility with other roles) 350 + PCs, 10 iMacs, 40 laptops, & 60 iPads so 1.5:460 ish

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    1 NM 1 ST and our Media Guy who's quickly learning the technical side of things! - circa 350 machines I think.
    I think the use of remote software, SCCM and patience (mostly on our part!) helps keep things ticking over, and this day and age (circumstances depending) the careful use of monitoring software, helpdesk etc help keep staffing efficiency stable.

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    ^^Me too!

    Just checked, 119 machines in all including 2 servers, plus the usual 17 whiteboards and 19 projectors, and the website.

    I think I need a pay rise
    Last edited by casey; 9th October 2013 at 10:57 AM.

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    1 x Tech (Me) supporting 130 PC workstations, 6 MacBooks, 4 iMacs, 40 laptops, 30 iPads and 8 physical servers.
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    This has been done to death...search for the older topics.

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