The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 31 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.80% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£133 - £153
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 - £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £171
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £138 £140
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -5.96%
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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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 167 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 98.40% 94.35% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 102 151
Average daily rate £360 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 34
Average hourly rate £16.31 £16.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £34.30 £37.50
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 Dorset

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Desktop Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLE
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP