The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 34 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.74% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £180 £180 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £145
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.18 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -
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 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
264 192 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.78% 93.66% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 106 98
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - 1 £180 -
Desktop Engineer
South West

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Dorset region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) MCDST
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCDST
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
1 3 (50.00%) BMC
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware