The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 108 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 16 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 1.31% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.42% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
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£160 £225 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £120 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £295 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £136 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
-17.42% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £12.07 £13.50 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.01 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2054 1897 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.49% 92.04% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1122 992
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 112 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -5 3 - -
Southampton -1 2 £160 -15.78%
Farnborough -1 2 - -
Portsmouth -3 2 £103 -14.58%
Havant +6 1 £225 -23.40%
Hook +3 1 £320 +32.78%
Petersfield - 1 £100 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (27.27%) MS Office
6 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.21%) SCCM
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
9 5 (15.15%) Lotus
9 5 (15.15%) Citrix
10 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Acronis
11 3 (9.09%) Software Distribution
11 3 (9.09%) Becrypt
11 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
11 3 (9.09%) Retail
11 3 (9.09%) Wireless
11 3 (9.09%) VMware
11 3 (9.09%) Symantec
11 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (9.09%) Sophos
12 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (6.06%) EPoS
12 2 (6.06%) DHCP
12 2 (6.06%) HP

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.03%) WebEx
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) VB
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) Lotus
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec
3 3 (9.09%) Sophos
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Acronis
3 3 (9.09%) Becrypt
4 2 (6.06%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) BT
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.03%) Lumension