The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 40 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.07% 1.07% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.12% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £139 £260 £156
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.44% +66.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £146 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £350 £187
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.88 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.01% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.77 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £18.35 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -2.47%
Desktop Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
543 803 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.78% 95.82% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 466 468
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 85
Median hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 7 £134 -1.11%
Peterborough +6 3 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £145 -
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) MS Office
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) SLA
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) Apple
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.64%) SCCM
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
6 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) NHS
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) Front Office
8 1 (4.55%) Back Office

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Wyse