The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 70 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£93 £91 £91
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -0.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £138 £140
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -5.96%
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
801 622 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.90% 95.11% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 335 387
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Information Governance

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec