The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 60 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.64% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £153 £113 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £113 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £113 £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.48 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £21.30 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -
Desktop Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 786 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.15% 95.97% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 568 681
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 50
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £38.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Bristol region.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Desktop Engineer 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 Bristol region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) NHS
7 1 (8.33%) Broadband
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy