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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 139 172 157
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 52 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 10
Average daily rate
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£201 £175 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.57% -40.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £121 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £16.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £19.75 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- -8.94%
Desktop Engineer
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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 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
4727 5633 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.65% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4089 3933
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 131
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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
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 23 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 67 (78.82%) Windows
2 50 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 30 (35.29%) MS Office
5 29 (34.12%) Blackberry
6 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
7 26 (30.59%) Windows XP
7 26 (30.59%) Finance
8 16 (18.82%) Banking
8 16 (18.82%) Citrix
9 12 (14.12%) Migration
9 12 (14.12%) SCCM
10 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
10 11 (12.94%) Cisco
10 11 (12.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (11.76%) Reuters
11 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (10.59%) iPhone
12 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
13 8 (9.41%) IBM Notes
13 8 (9.41%) Lotus
13 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (8.24%) VMware
14 7 (8.24%) Apple
14 7 (8.24%) ITIL
14 7 (8.24%) VPN
14 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.06%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (12.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.41%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Lync
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (35.29%) MS Office
2 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Eikon
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) VPN
2 4 (4.71%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Law
4 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) French Language
5 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.59%) iPhone
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) iPad
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
6 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 67 (78.82%) Windows
2 50 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 26 (30.59%) Windows XP
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.71%) Android
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.35%) Linux
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Migration
2 7 (8.24%) ITIL
3 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (4.71%) Coaching
4 3 (3.53%) Time Management
4 3 (3.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.35%) Service Management
5 2 (2.35%) Change Control
6 1 (1.18%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.18%) DevOps
6 1 (1.18%) CRM
6 1 (1.18%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.18%) Change Management
6 1 (1.18%) ITSM
6 1 (1.18%) Security Management
6 1 (1.18%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.71%) VBScript
3 3 (3.53%) VB
3 3 (3.53%) C
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) MCSE
3 5 (5.88%) MCSA
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) XenApp
4 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) Xen
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) SCCM
2 4 (4.71%) WMI
3 3 (3.53%) DameWare
3 3 (3.53%) SCOM
4 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.35%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Citrix
3 11 (12.94%) Cisco
4 10 (11.76%) Reuters
5 8 (9.41%) Lotus
6 7 (8.24%) VMware
6 7 (8.24%) Apple
7 5 (5.88%) FactSet
7 5 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 5 (5.88%) Wyse
8 4 (4.71%) HP
9 3 (3.53%) Sophos
9 3 (3.53%) Altiris
10 2 (2.35%) Fujitsu Siemens
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) Siemens
10 2 (2.35%) Compaq
10 2 (2.35%) Dell
11 1 (1.18%) Leostream
11 1 (1.18%) F5
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