The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Manager
Rank 563 488 560
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +72
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 27 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.038% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Average daily rate £400 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.88 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Desktop Manager
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Desktop Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Desktop Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Desktop Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Desktop Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Desktop Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Desktop Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Desktop Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Desktop Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -9 10 £300 -14.28% 1
London -21 10 £528 +8.20% 3
North West - 3 - -
East of England -25 2 £406 +25.00%
West Midlands - 2 £250 -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
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Desktop Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (19.44%) SLA
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) MS Office
4 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Statistics
4 5 (13.89%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) SCCM
7 2 (5.56%) Banking
7 2 (5.56%) WSUS
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.56%) PMI
7 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification

Desktop Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Statistics
2 2 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.89%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
4 2 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy