The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 33 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.07% 0.72% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £145 £280 £171
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +63.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £280 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +12.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -1.75%
Desktop Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
279 385 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.21% 93.00% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 252 203
Median daily rate £350 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £283 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 21
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 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 Cambridge region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) NHS
7 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (6.67%) SaaS
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Application Discovery
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) Front Office
7 1 (6.67%) Back Office
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Front Office
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Application Discovery
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
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