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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 608 613 593
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 17 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.032% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Median daily rate £345 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £139 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £294 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.27%
Senior Desktop Engineer
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
48072 49495 47510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.78% 94.86% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31676 32042 29250
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1871 1912
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 2016.

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 23 August 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
South East -3 7 £400 +144.27%
London -8 6 £290 +4.97% 2
East of England +15 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Senior Desktop Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 14 (42.42%) ITIL
5 12 (36.36%) Citrix
5 12 (36.36%) Office 365
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 11 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 11 (33.33%) SCCM
6 11 (33.33%) SCOM
7 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
8 9 (27.27%) Software Deployment
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 9 (27.27%) MCSE
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (27.27%) IBM
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) Project Management
9 8 (24.24%) Extranet
9 8 (24.24%) Symantec
9 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) MS Project
9 8 (24.24%) Citrix Presentation Server

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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Project
3 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) Extranet
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Phone
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity
4 8 (24.24%) Capacity Management
4 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 8 (24.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Coaching
6 2 (6.06%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Design
6 2 (6.06%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) MCSE
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (24.24%) UAG
3 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (24.24%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.03%) NFS
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
1 11 (33.33%) SCOM
2 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
2 8 (24.24%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 8 (24.24%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.03%) AppSense
8 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Novell
8 1 (3.03%) Reuters
8 1 (3.03%) Wyse