The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Farnborough region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 17 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.80% 2.06% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 2.15% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £123 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
Desktop Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
71 93 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 89.87% 95.88% 88.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 59 50
Median daily rate £429 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 3
Median hourly rate £54.50 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Farnborough region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy