The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 107 102 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 17 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 1.15% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.21% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 14
Median daily rate £120 £120 £120
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £103 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £184 £179
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £153
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.94 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £13.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.73% -0.89%
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
2171 2476 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.22% 94.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 1437 1750
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 265 185
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 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
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £95 -40.62% 1
Norfolk +10 4 £120 +3.44%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Bedfordshire -1 1 £175 +52.17%
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 East of England region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) SCCM
4 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (24.44%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (17.78%) MS Office
6 8 (17.78%) Degree
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 6 (13.33%) WSUS
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (13.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (11.11%) VMware
8 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (11.11%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (8.89%) CentOS
9 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
9 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
9 4 (8.89%) Veeam
9 4 (8.89%) vSphere
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Linux
9 4 (8.89%) VPN

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) VLAN
2 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Front Office
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.89%) CentOS
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 6 (13.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Application Discovery
4 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Information Security
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.22%) ITSM
4 1 (2.22%) Line Management
4 1 (2.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Service Management
4 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.22%) Time Management
4 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) WSUS
3 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Dell
3 4 (8.89%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Veeam
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.22%) Lumension
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Sophos
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas
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