The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 50 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.62% 2.18% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 2.25% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £135 £155
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £12.63 £12.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.48 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.16% -
Desktop Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 445 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.91% 97.16% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 288 198
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £17.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.68% -32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £43.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +3 2 - -
Desktop Engineer
South West

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) SLA
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) Sophos
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (26.67%) AppSense
6 4 (26.67%) UAG
6 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (26.67%) BitLocker

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CMDB
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
1 4 (26.67%) ITSM
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) BitLocker
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (26.67%) UAG
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) AppSense
3 4 (26.67%) Canon
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Sophos
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus