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 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Manager
Rank 608 584 566
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 21 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.090% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.095% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 21
Median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £398 £342
% change year-on-year
-18.23% +16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.28%
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 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
London -15 8 £475 +12.09% 2
South East -2 6 £325 -18.23%
East of England +17 4 £450 -
East Midlands +3 1 £383 +45.71%
South West - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 £230 -
Desktop Manager
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Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) PRINCE2
3 19 (27.54%) Project Management
4 17 (24.64%) Finance
4 17 (24.64%) Migration
5 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.29%) ITIL
6 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
8 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (13.04%) Office 365
10 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
10 8 (11.59%) SLA
11 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
13 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
13 5 (7.25%) Banking
13 5 (7.25%) SCCM
13 5 (7.25%) Front Office
13 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.25%) MS Office
13 5 (7.25%) Citrix
14 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
14 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
14 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
14 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
14 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
14 4 (5.80%) Windows 8

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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Skype
2 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Front Office
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.45%) BYOD
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) PRINCE2
2 19 (27.54%) Project Management
3 17 (24.64%) Migration
4 14 (20.29%) ITIL
4 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.80%) Line Management
6 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Change Control
7 3 (4.35%) People Management
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
7 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.35%) APMP
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) MCDST
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
3 2 (2.90%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Citrix
3 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Avaya
4 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.90%) FactSet
4 2 (2.90%) Reuters
5 1 (1.45%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Remedy