The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England 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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 112 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 21 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.93% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 5
Median daily rate £115 £120 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% +16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.15 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £18.35 £15.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% +5.13%
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 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
2430 2806 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.97% 95.34% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1674 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 241 229
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £41.12 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer across the East of England region.

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer across the East of England region.

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +15 8 £101 - 2
Norfolk +2 5 £107 -38.85% 1
Hertfordshire +9 4 £220 +83.33%
Bedfordshire - 3 £133 -
Essex +1 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 of England region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) SCCM
6 15 (36.59%) Windows 8
7 14 (34.15%) SLA
8 13 (31.71%) MS Office
9 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
10 8 (19.51%) Apple
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
11 7 (17.07%) Software Deployment
11 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Vista
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (14.63%) Information Security
12 6 (14.63%) MCSE
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (14.63%) Office 365
12 6 (14.63%) Mac OS
13 5 (12.20%) MCP
13 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
14 4 (9.76%) LAN
14 4 (9.76%) WAN
14 4 (9.76%) Citrix
14 4 (9.76%) Symantec
14 4 (9.76%) Android

Desktop Support 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) LAN
1 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) PDA
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
3 15 (36.59%) Windows 8
4 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Vista
5 6 (14.63%) Mac OS
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.76%) Android
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.44%) CentOS
9 1 (2.44%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.44%) Unix
9 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
1 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.07%) Software Deployment
3 6 (14.63%) Information Security
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
3 5 (12.20%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Xen
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Apple
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) Symantec
4 3 (7.32%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Lotus
6 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Wyse
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