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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Manager
Rank 573 561 527
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 14 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.014% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
+48.00% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 +6 8 £325 -55.17%
North West - 3 £463 -
South East - 3 £463 -
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Desktop Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) MS Office
3 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) SCCM
4 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) Lync
7 5 (15.15%) Office 365
7 5 (15.15%) QA
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.09%) MS Project
9 3 (9.09%) Service Management
9 3 (9.09%) Retail
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 2 (6.06%) People Management
10 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.06%) Skype
10 2 (6.06%) BYOD
10 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared

Desktop Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) Lync
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.06%) BYOD
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) People Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.03%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.03%) Lotus
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco