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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 551 567 542
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 61 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 29
Median daily rate £150 £150 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £105 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £195 £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £158 £140
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.36 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +29.04%
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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +11 34 £150 -7.69% 4
London -41 9 £168 +12.00% 4
South West +1 7 £100 - 2
West Midlands - 5 - - 3
East of England - 4 £107 - 1
East Midlands +6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +4 1 £90 - 2
Service Desk Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 76 (54.68%) Windows
2 63 (45.32%) Active Directory
3 60 (43.17%) ITIL
4 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
5 43 (30.94%) Windows 7
6 41 (29.50%) Service Management
7 31 (22.30%) Incident Management
8 28 (20.14%) Windows XP
8 28 (20.14%) Windows Server
9 24 (17.27%) Ticket Management
9 24 (17.27%) MS Office
10 23 (16.55%) MS Exchange
10 23 (16.55%) CMS
10 23 (16.55%) eTOM
11 22 (15.83%) Huawei
11 22 (15.83%) Telecoms
12 21 (15.11%) CRM
13 19 (13.67%) Citrix
14 17 (12.23%) Blackberry
15 16 (11.51%) Cisco
16 15 (10.79%) Lotus
16 15 (10.79%) IBM Notes
16 15 (10.79%) Finance
17 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
17 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
17 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (10.07%) SLA
18 12 (8.63%) VMware
18 12 (8.63%) Bloomberg
18 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008

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 23 (16.55%) CMS
1 23 (16.55%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.79%) IBM Notes
3 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.88%) WordPress
8 1 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (17.27%) MS Office
2 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.88%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Eikon
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.44%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.47%) Firewall
2 9 (6.47%) Internet
2 9 (6.47%) LAN
3 8 (5.76%) WAN
4 7 (5.04%) VPN
5 5 (3.60%) Intranet
6 4 (2.88%) VoIP
7 3 (2.16%) 4G
7 3 (2.16%) DHCP
7 3 (2.16%) DNS
7 3 (2.16%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.44%) 2G
8 2 (1.44%) 3G
8 2 (1.44%) WebEx
8 2 (1.44%) Wireless
9 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.72%) MPLS
9 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.72%) MS Access
General
1 22 (15.83%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.79%) Finance
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
4 10 (7.19%) Retail
5 9 (6.47%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) German Language
7 2 (1.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.91%) iPhone
3 9 (6.47%) iPad
4 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) NHS
6 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (54.68%) Windows
2 43 (30.94%) Windows 7
3 28 (20.14%) Windows Server
3 28 (20.14%) Windows XP
4 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.76%) Linux
8 6 (4.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.88%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.16%) Android
11 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.17%) ITIL
2 41 (29.50%) Service Management
3 31 (22.30%) Incident Management
4 24 (17.27%) Ticket Management
5 23 (16.55%) eTOM
6 21 (15.11%) CRM
7 10 (7.19%) Change Management
8 7 (5.04%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.32%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.88%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.16%) Coaching
12 2 (1.44%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.44%) Change Control
12 2 (1.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.44%) Fault Analysis
13 1 (0.72%) Capacity Management
13 1 (0.72%) Configuration Management
13 1 (0.72%) E-Commerce
13 1 (0.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) Perl
2 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.04%) CCNA
2 7 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.60%) MCSE
4 4 (2.88%) MCP
5 3 (2.16%) MCSA
5 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) MCDST
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) HNC
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 63 (45.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) DameWare
3 4 (2.88%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (2.88%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.83%) Huawei
3 19 (13.67%) Citrix
4 16 (11.51%) Cisco
5 15 (10.79%) Lotus
6 12 (8.63%) Bloomberg
6 12 (8.63%) VMware
7 10 (7.19%) Reuters
8 7 (5.04%) Apple
9 5 (3.60%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (3.60%) ThinPrint
10 4 (2.88%) Adobe
10 4 (2.88%) BMC
10 4 (2.88%) Cramer
10 4 (2.88%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.88%) Nokia Networks
10 4 (2.88%) Nortel
10 4 (2.88%) Oracle
11 3 (2.16%) Remedy
11 3 (2.16%) Tellabs
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