The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 99 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £143 £168 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% +48.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £162 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £174 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £160 £143
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -7.01%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1608 1494 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.77% 96.57% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 909 854
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 106
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £8.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.60 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Derbyshire +3 3 - -
Leicestershire -5 2 £150 -14.28%
Lincolnshire -6 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Desktop Support 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 East Midlands region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) SCCM
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) Novell
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (21.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) BYOD
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Lotus
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Novell
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow