The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 18 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.38% 2.78% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 3.03% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £138 £130
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.60
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -5.00%
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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
77 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 91.67% 91.67% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 23
Average daily rate £400 £383 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
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Lorien Resourcing
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Farnborough
Capita - ITPS
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Posted: 7 days ago