The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - 15 20
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.67% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.67% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £150 £128
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -1.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 60 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.97% 100.00% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham