The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 96 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 32 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 0.70% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
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£130 £118 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £144 £150
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.87 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £10.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £124.50 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Desktop 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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2386 2393 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.50% 93.26% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1320 1103
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 218 228
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £104 -30.66%
Hertfordshire +17 6 £250 +56.25% 1
Norfolk -4 6 £130 +10.63%
Suffolk - 5 £160 -
Essex +11 4 £105 - 1
Bedfordshire -5 4 £100 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (34.00%) MS Office
6 13 (26.00%) SCCM
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (20.00%) ITIL
7 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (18.00%) MCSE
9 8 (16.00%) VMware
9 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.00%) SLA
11 6 (12.00%) Cisco
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
12 5 (10.00%) Google
12 5 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) MCP
12 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.00%) Citrix
12 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (10.00%) Sophos
13 4 (8.00%) Remedy
13 4 (8.00%) Project Management

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) DHCP
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.00%) VLAN
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Broadband
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) iPhone
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.00%) Android
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.00%) UNIX
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) CAD
6 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.00%) Logistics
6 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) MCSE
3 5 (10.00%) MCP
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) VCP4
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
7 1 (2.00%) MCITP
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
2 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (10.00%) Sophos
5 4 (8.00%) Wyse
5 4 (8.00%) Remedy
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe
6 3 (6.00%) Lotus
6 3 (6.00%) Mapinfo
6 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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