The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Manager
Rank 593 550 553
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 15 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.060% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.063% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £161 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Desktop Manager
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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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 11 £313 -26.03% 3
South East -6 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
North East - 1 £350 -
Desktop Manager
UK

Desktop Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) SCCM
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (34.62%) MS Office
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) MCP
10 4 (15.38%) MCSE
10 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 4 (15.38%) Service Management
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (15.38%) XenApp
10 4 (15.38%) MCDST
10 4 (15.38%) Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
11 3 (11.54%) SLA
11 3 (11.54%) VPN
12 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
12 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Desktop Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Front Office
4 2 (7.69%) Local Government
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) People Management
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCDST
1 4 (15.38%) MCP
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Avaya
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Reuters