The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Service Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 499 551 573
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 96 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 15
Median daily rate £140 £135 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £217
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £120 £130
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 20
Median hourly rate £13.13 £13.50 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.20 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £21.55 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £13.15
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.06%
Service Desk 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
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Service Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Service Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Service Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Service Desk Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Service Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Service Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Service Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Service Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Service Desk 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 Service Desk Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +39 30 £150 - 4
London +1 21 £170 +21.42% 2
South West +17 11 £115 - 4
East of England +13 10 £125 +4.16% 1
East Midlands +4 9 £120 -
North West +9 7 £200 -28.57% 6
West Midlands -14 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +15 3 £200 -
Service Desk Engineer
UK

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Service Desk 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 Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (65.61%) Windows
2 69 (43.95%) Active Directory
2 69 (43.95%) Windows 7
3 51 (32.48%) Microsoft
4 43 (27.39%) ITIL
5 34 (21.66%) MS Excel
6 31 (19.75%) MS Office
7 28 (17.83%) Windows XP
8 25 (15.92%) Windows Server
9 23 (14.65%) Citrix
9 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.10%) MS Exchange
12 17 (10.83%) Blackberry
13 16 (10.19%) SLA
13 16 (10.19%) SQL
14 14 (8.92%) IBM Notes
14 14 (8.92%) Lotus
14 14 (8.92%) Banking
15 13 (8.28%) Service Management
15 13 (8.28%) Linux
16 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (7.01%) iPhone
17 11 (7.01%) Retail Banking
17 11 (7.01%) Webroot
17 11 (7.01%) iPad
17 11 (7.01%) NAS
17 11 (7.01%) Eikon
17 11 (7.01%) Unix
17 11 (7.01%) SAN

Service Desk 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 19 (12.10%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.92%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 31 (19.75%) MS Office
3 10 (6.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Office 365
2 5 (3.18%) G Suite
3 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) NAS
1 11 (7.01%) SAN
2 9 (5.73%) 4G
2 9 (5.73%) Internet
3 8 (5.10%) 3G
3 8 (5.10%) LTE
4 7 (4.46%) FTP
5 6 (3.82%) 2G
5 6 (3.82%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (3.18%) LAN
6 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.55%) Firewall
7 4 (2.55%) Wireless
8 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.91%) VoIP
8 3 (1.91%) WAN
9 2 (1.27%) WebEx
10 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 14 (8.92%) Banking
2 11 (7.01%) Retail
2 11 (7.01%) Retail Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.10%) Finance
5 5 (3.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.83%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.01%) EFT
3 11 (7.01%) iPad
3 11 (7.01%) iPhone
4 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.91%) NHS
7 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (65.61%) Windows
2 69 (43.95%) Windows 7
3 28 (17.83%) Windows XP
4 25 (15.92%) Windows Server
5 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.28%) Linux
7 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (7.01%) Unix
9 10 (6.37%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.10%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.55%) Android
11 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.55%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.27%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.39%) ITIL
2 13 (8.28%) Service Management
3 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (5.10%) Incident Management
4 7 (4.46%) Data Protection
5 6 (3.82%) Asset Management
5 6 (3.82%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.18%) Fault Analysis
6 5 (3.18%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (2.55%) Fault Management
7 4 (2.55%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (2.55%) WFM
8 3 (1.91%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (1.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.91%) ITIL V3
8 3 (1.91%) ITSM
9 2 (1.27%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.10%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) HNC
3 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) SLA
2 8 (5.10%) QA
3 5 (3.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (43.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.91%) XenApp
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) Samba
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (2.55%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) DameWare
4 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.64%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 51 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) Citrix
3 14 (8.92%) Lotus
4 11 (7.01%) Bloomberg
4 11 (7.01%) Reuters
4 11 (7.01%) Webroot
5 10 (6.37%) Cramer
5 10 (6.37%) Nokia Networks
6 9 (5.73%) Huawei
6 9 (5.73%) Nortel
6 9 (5.73%) Tellabs
7 7 (4.46%) Ericsson
7 7 (4.46%) Remedy
8 6 (3.82%) Apple
8 6 (3.82%) Google
9 5 (3.18%) Cisco
9 5 (3.18%) Virgin Media
10 4 (2.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (2.55%) Nokia
10 4 (2.55%) Siemens
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