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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 111 101 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 22 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 1.11% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.18% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
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£140 £153 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £86 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £169 £142
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £150 £135
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.10 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -7.53%
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
2651 2288 2651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.87% 93.89% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1223 1390
Average daily rate £380 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 274 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 17 December 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
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £188 +13.63% 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £150 -6.25%
Essex -9 3 - -
Bedfordshire -19 2 £100 -11.11%
Suffolk +1 1 £120 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) MS Office
6 11 (28.21%) SCCM
7 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.26%) LAN
10 4 (10.26%) DHCP
10 4 (10.26%) DNS
10 4 (10.26%) Citrix
10 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (10.26%) VMware
10 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Firewall
11 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
11 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
11 3 (7.69%) Lotus
11 3 (7.69%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Broadband
3 2 (5.13%) VLAN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Kindle
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) AIX
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.56%) Logistics
4 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
1 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) MetaFrame
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Lotus
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) Sophos
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Wyse
5 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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