The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Desktop Engineer
UK / England
Rank 561 579 577
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 9 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.032% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.034% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £225 £200 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer across the England region.

Senior Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Senior Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer across the England region.

Senior Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
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 Senior Desktop Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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 +10 4 £388 -
East of England +7 2 £175 -
South East +15 1 - -
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Desktop Engineer
UK

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior Desktop Engineer 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 Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) SCCM
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
2 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (27.59%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) DHCP
7 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) Citrix
8 5 (17.24%) Apple
8 5 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (13.79%) SLA
9 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
10 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (10.34%) SCOM
10 3 (10.34%) Software Packaging
10 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
10 3 (10.34%) LDAP
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel

Senior Desktop Engineer 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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) Kerberos
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) BYOD
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Service Design
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.45%) AppSense
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp