The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 55 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.35% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £109 £101 £88
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +14.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -20.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.88 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-12.60% -1.65%
Desktop Engineer
Scotland

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
564 855 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.11% 96.72% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 428 379
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £50.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.19% +220.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £55.00 £110.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Glasgow region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy