The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 146 139 170
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 13 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.73% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 17
Median daily rate £175 £165 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £117 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £208 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £158
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
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
3088 3278 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.69% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2600 4251
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 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 City of London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
5 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) iPad
7 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
7 6 (26.09%) Apple
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Coaching
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.04%) Citrix
10 3 (13.04%) VPN
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) Remedy
10 3 (13.04%) Retail
10 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (8.70%) XenApp
11 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
11 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (8.70%) SCCM

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Extranet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
1 7 (30.43%) iPad
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
5 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Coaching
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Application Discovery
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCA
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Casper Suite
2 1 (4.35%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Apple
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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