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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Manager
UK / England
Rank 555 563 552
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 15 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.062% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.066% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 25
Median daily rate £420 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £520 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +6 6 £395 -19.79% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
North West +28 2 £450 +9.09%
West Midlands +2 2 £376 +6.73%
South East - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £450 -
Desktop Manager
UK

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 11 (36.67%) ITIL
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Service Management
8 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) DHCP
8 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.33%) Retail
8 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (13.33%) French Language
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
9 3 (10.00%) Android
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis

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 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (13.33%) French Language
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
6 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (6.67%) Logistics
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Governance
8 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) MCSA
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec