The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.59% 1.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.63 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.26
% change year-on-year
-14.75% -0.08%
Desktop Support Engineer
Gloucestershire

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
108 136 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 85.71% 97.84% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 102 51
Median daily rate £350 £408 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -54.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

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

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Cheltenham region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP