The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Erskine region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine - 8.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 15.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £161 £140
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -14.84%
Job Titles Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 88.61% 54.24% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 16
Average daily rate £335 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £303 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Desktop Engineer
Renfrewshire

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP