The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bracknell region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £135 £138
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.61
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.72%
Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 199 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 90.61% 95.22% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 65 30
Average daily rate £364 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.58 £17.50 £14.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Desktop Support Engineer
Berkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the Bracknell region.

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region that cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CNA
3 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region that cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) CNA
2 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Novell