The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 42 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.06% 1.16% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.27% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£283 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £138 £140
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -5.96%
Desktop Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
302 157 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 89.09% 91.28% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 92 67
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 - - 1
Desktop Engineer
South West

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) FTP
7 1 (9.09%) SNMP
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (9.09%) UNIX
7 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) Telnet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Compaq
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
Exeter, Devon
Austin Fraser
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Plymouth, Devon
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago