The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Desktop Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Manager
Rank 598 593 588
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 12 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.052% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 19
Median daily rate £438 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £328 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Desktop Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43243 48091 49053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.95% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28473 31109 31489
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1878 2039
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Desktop Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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
South East - 7 £438 -
London -27 2 £415 -2.35% 1
North West - 2 £625 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Desktop Manager
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Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Desktop Manager 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 England region featuring Desktop Manager in the job title.

1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 8 (25.00%) Office 365
5 7 (21.88%) Service Management
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) SLA
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Retail
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) DNS
8 4 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (12.50%) Android
8 4 (12.50%) French Language
8 4 (12.50%) SCCM
9 3 (9.38%) Windows 7

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Skype
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) French Language
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 4 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Governance
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 1 (3.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) APMP
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) AppSense
4 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Reuters
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware