The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 144 140 178
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 9 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.93% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.98% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 15
Average daily rate £165 £180 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £129 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £329 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £143 £160
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.87 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +0.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.43 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.45 £20.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -
Desktop Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 18 (58.06%) Finance
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) Banking
5 13 (41.94%) Blackberry
5 13 (41.94%) MS Office
5 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (29.03%) iPad
8 8 (25.81%) SCCM
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.81%) Reuters
8 8 (25.81%) Bloomberg
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
9 7 (22.58%) Lotus
9 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (19.35%) iPhone
10 6 (19.35%) Retail
10 6 (19.35%) Eikon
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) Apple
10 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
11 5 (16.13%) AppSense
11 5 (16.13%) DHCP
11 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Eikon
2 1 (3.23%) assyst
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
4 4 (12.90%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Blackberry
2 9 (29.03%) iPad
3 6 (19.35%) iPhone
4 4 (12.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Defect Management
4 1 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITSM
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Bloomberg
1 8 (25.81%) Reuters
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
2 7 (22.58%) Lotus
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Apple
4 5 (16.13%) AppSense
5 4 (12.90%) Dell
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Polycom
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu Siemens
8 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.23%) Siemens
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