The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 68 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.78% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £153 £163
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -17.56%
Desktop Support 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
838 856 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.74% 95.75% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 628 627
Median daily rate £368 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 44
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Broadband
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) SLA

Desktop Support 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Broadband
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) VMware